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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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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,... 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... Continue Reading

Thank You and Update on Repairs

  • February 8, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Thank you from the HATS-Haiti Mission to everybody who has helped, and who are continuing to help, with the unimaginable pain and... Continue Reading

Funeral Service for Serlande

  • February 6, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Yesterday we had the funeral for Serlande. An extremely difficult day, but with the help of the Lord, that of my... Continue Reading

Jim, Don & Ken’s Trip

  • Jim Steer

Jim Jim’s trip started on Saturday as he had to retrieve his suitcase that had finally arrived in Vancouver from the... Continue Reading

Haiti 911 Calgary & Okanagan Fundraising Successes

  • February 4, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

Hi there. This post comes from Dana-Lynn and Liette, Karen’s two daughters. We were on vacation in Jamaica when the earthquake... Continue Reading