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Life in Haiti is Music

There is a rare stillness as I walk out of my room to greet the morning. I make my tea and step out on the front porch into soft light climbing down through the palm leaves, hearing that soft jungle music and roosters crowing. One of the boys is doing his chores, mopping the floor. […]

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Rebuild Haiti

Five years have come and gone since the 2010 Haitian Earthquake. The 7.0 earthquake shook hard the small Caribbean nation, destroying infrastructure and lives. The Haitian government places the death toll at over 200,000, making the natural disaster one of the worst the contemporary world has seen. Despite more than $10 billion in humanitarian and development aid there […]

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Just Another Day in Haiti

~ By Amber Charne, Temporary Director D2C ~ .5 for 5 – Just another day in Haiti I wouldn’t be in Haiti if all 5 of the tasks that we set out to do this morning were accomplished. Not one, but one half of one task got done! Now that’s more like it…Haitian style baby. […]

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Chikungunya Virus

~ by Amber Charne, Board of Directors ~ They are dropping like flies. Nicole, our D2C house nanny, was sick in bed for 2 days when I arrived, and now 5 of the 8 kids at our family home are out! One-by-one their joints started aching, high fevers hit fast, of over 103 and the […]