2 1/2 weeks
Haiti

2 1/2 weeks

When we tell visitors that many of the children at Espwa have living parents, they are surprised. When we explain that many people in Haiti choose which of their children they are able to support and leave the rest at an orphanage, they are appalled. “How could you choose to leave one child behind? That’s … Continue reading

21 in Haiti
Haiti

21 in Haiti

We left for Haiti on May 14: my 21st birthday. While many kids my age spend this birthday drinking more than their body weight in alcohol, bent over a toilet in a strange bar or unaware of how they even celebrated, I will remember every moment of mine. Getting off the plane in Port-au-Prince people … Continue reading

A Taste of Haiti
Haiti

A Taste of Haiti

Today I returned from a week-long trip to Haiti . I can’t even begin to articulate what my time at the orphanage and school has meant to me and all that I’ve learned from the kids at Proje Espwa so I’ll just leave you with a couple of photos and a familiar tale for today. … Continue reading