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A Visit with Sister Marie

  • March 1, 2010
  • David Nance

On our way to out to Deschappelles yesterday, we were able to stop in PaP and visit with our sister Marie and her beautiful family. For those... Continue Reading

Ryan Reneau Earns $5,000.00 for HATS

  • February 28, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Distribution February 28, 2010 11:17 AM Haitian Time 😁 Ryan Reneau Earns $5,000.00 for HATS in Inaugural Football Throw Competition Harkening back... Continue Reading

Dickie’s Return to Canada

  • Dickie MacDonald

Karen and I left the Compound at 3:30am. Odner followed us on his scooter, with the shotgun, till we picked up Daniel…the policeman and Luckner. We had... Continue Reading

Texas Team (+1 Canadian) Arrive in Haiti

  • David Nance

Well, Haiti will never be the same again as the Texas Team plus our token Canadian arrived in Haiti. Quite an adventure with the travels with a... Continue Reading

No Sleep from the Rice Mill!

  • February 27, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

The work continues on the compound. Lots of action especially on the water tower construction behind my house. Thursday afternoon and Friday morning saw Luckner busily doing... Continue Reading

Preparing for Dickie to Head Home

  • February 22, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Another sad day. Dickie is leaving. Dickie and I must leave the compound tomorrow morning at 3:30 a.m to pick up Luckner and then on to pick... Continue Reading

Trip Home for Jim, Ken and Don

  • February 21, 2010
  • Jim Steer

The trip home for the three musketeers, like the trip in, was interesting.  They left the compound before daylight Tuesday and arrived home late on Friday.  Jim... Continue Reading

Current Situation in Haiti

  • February 18, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Again some information on what is happening in Haiti – most of the thanks for this goes to my friend, Judith, in Port-au-Prince. The latest figures from... Continue Reading

Requests to Take Children & Provide Food

  • Dickie MacDonald

Dickie Luckner and I went to Gonaives yesterday to see a Government Offical in regards to HATS related business. The road from Pont Sonde to Gonaives is... Continue Reading

New CBC Radio Information Morning Interview

  • February 16, 2010
  • Tim Newell

We’re grateful to CBC Radio’s Information Morning program who followed up with Karen recently to share what is happening currently with HATS and in the Descahappelles area.... Continue Reading

Happy Valentines Day 2010!

  • February 15, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

We thought to start todays blog we would share the Valentine we sent our wives to celebrate the day. Irene, Cheryl, Sandra and Lila Although we are... Continue Reading

Work, Work, Work and Then Football!

  • February 14, 2010
  • Don Huxter

Thursday, Friday and Saturday “Busy” is the Compound Password these days.  Well, it’s always busy, but more so now with the extra dozen and half of Haitian... Continue Reading

Workers Coming & Going in All Directions!

  • February 11, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Yesterday, Tuesday, and today Wednesday, there has been a lot of activity onsite. Workers, Haitian and Blan were coming and going in all directions and accomplishing a... Continue Reading

Rebar & Cement Work to Build the Water Tower

  • February 10, 2010
  • Dickie MacDonald

At 7am,  16 Haitian workers came for a full busy day starting the rebar construction and cement work, and rock fill, etc to start the dozen columns... Continue Reading

More Repairs and a Trip to Fort at Ti Rivye

  • February 9, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Saturday Saturday was a busy day from many directions, whether being part of the weekend or not. Dicikie and Ken had a demanding time levelling off an... Continue Reading