Monthly Archives: December 2015

Team 2016 – Ready for Action

My regrets for the long hiatus between posts.  Rest assured, we have been working hard towards our goal and are now ready to report on our progress.  This coming March, we will be taking a new journey and exploring previously uncharted territory for our group.  In fact we will be going by land, air and sea and will be expanding our network yet again.  From our last trip’s blog entries, it should come as no surprise that the purpose of our upcoming journey is to perform the necessary fact-finding duties and due diligence as we seek to establish a more permanent and sustainable medical presence where it is needed most.

To that end, our good friend Vanessa Carpenter at Angel Missions Haiti helped connect us with Mrs. Nora Leon with the Caribbean Children’s Foundation, and for that we are very thankful. Nora’s organization operates a mission on the small island of Ile a Vache, which is located off the southwest coast of mainland Haiti and the city of Les Cayes. Interestingly, it was once a haven for pirates in the 1600’s, including the infamous Captain Henry Morgan.  As you can imagine, being such a small island off the mainland, the degree of poverty and lack of access to services is even greater.  Read More