It started as a way to help cover tuition for a handful of kids and young adults that Dawn Bengtson met on her first trip to Haiti in 2010. Continue reading
His story is the ultimate underdog story.
Orphaned at a young age and dismissed by his community as a foolish boy, Derson Louis got into fights and did poorly in school. He had no future.
Haiti has experienced a lot of tension in recent months, beginning with two weeks in February when everything in the country, including the school, closed because of widespread protesting and unsafe conditions for travel. Continue reading
How is Easter celebrated in Haiti? What does Easter mean in your life? We asked a variety of voices connected with JiHM to write short reflections on what this day signifies. Continue reading
It has been over a month since we faced widespread chaos in Haiti, with protests over economic and socio-political problems that shut down normal life for many days. Continue reading
Today is the sixth day in a row of closed schools and businesses, deserted streets, and calls to “shelter in place” in reaction to the most recent round of demonstrations that have turned violent in many areas of Haiti. Continue reading