An England School Helping with Education in Haiti

As we traveled down the road and out of Port-Au-Prince, there was a change from the dusty, dingy streets crowded with people to a lush, verdant landscape running parallel to the sea. Peppered among the amazing scenery provided by nature was another amazing scene, building after building shattered and pancaked.   Immense pain in the midst of intense beauty.   Leogane was at the epicenter of January’s devastating earthquake. Estimates say that 90% of its buildings were destroyed and 20,000 to 30,000 people perished in this township alone.   Today was spent getting supplies...

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Undercover to Feed Haiti’s Hungry

They carry out their mission with only the light from a few headlamps in the predawn darkness. Jokes and laughter have ceased, replaced with a sense of urgency to get in and get out quickly, seen by as few as possible. With an estimated 1.3 million people now homeless in Port-Au-Prince, edible food and clean water are precious commodities making food distribution a potentially dangerous venture. Nonetheless AIM has committed to this undertaking. Throughout the past week, teams have worked to prepare food bags to help alleviate some of the widespread hunger in the communities they work within....

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Haiti Quake Turns Thousands of Children into Orphans

This 5-month-old patient at the field hospital has a number rather than a name. No one even knows who dropped the barely-conscious child at the makeshift medical center after he was pulled from the debris of a collapsed building four days after last week’s catastrophic quake.   Now recovering, doctors have a difficult decision ahead: “What will we do with him when we are finished?” said Dr. Assa Amit of the hospital’s pediatric emergency department. No one knows who the boy’s family is, or whether any of his relatives are alive. (Read the full article here.) It’s...

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