Thank you Keith and Joan from all of us at the HATS-Haiti Mission.

HATS Haiti Mission


Inside the main compound

We appreciate all the helpers we have come here and say thank you when they leave.  I am not saying thank you because Joan and Keith are leaving or have just left. They are not short term missionaries who come for a week and help wherever needed, or family members who come for two weeks of hard work.  They are NOT leaving yet.

No, this is not the case today.  Joan and Keith came for five weeks before Christmas and returned January  19th for another 10 weeks.   Ten weeks would take us to end of March – yes I quickly checked it out when I heard them say 10 weeks.  I needed to know when they would be leaving again, so I can mentally and physically prepare.   I appreciate their help so very much.  Thank you is well deserved and I need to say it now, not after they have left again.

They both take on anything and everything they see that needs doing.   No job is too dirty or too difficult for them to tackle, and they are both intent on seeing me slow down and taking it easier.  This I want and need.  Having these two with me for this amount of time is enabling me to do just that with things still getting done.  Yay!  Thank you God!

Joan has Ti Luc doing math while she works on reading with Judel.


Keith can always be found with one tool or another in his hands


A man of many talents. This time tools of a different sort in his hands.

Too, they love all the children equally and work with me with love and proper consequences for children’s behaviour.   Proverbs 22:6:  “Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it.”   Their love for the children is certainly reciprocated.  It is seen by everyone here at HATS.

Hockey game in progress with Keith. Jonathan playing guitar with his stick as learned from Keith.


Joan has their full attention


Mango treat


                                 Fun time in the yard


Magdala kissing the little one in the mirror

I am blessed.  I am extremely thankful!

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