Monthly Archives: May 2009

Friday….Elizabeth Turnbull

May 24, 2009 at 1:37 pm

For those of you who’ve made attempts at learning Creole you’ll be familiar with Creole Made Easy by Wally Turnbull. Well, I met his daughter Elizabeth on the plane. It was great talking about Haiti, and how she grew up at the Baptist Mission. It turns out that she’s now working on Marketing for small [...]

Read more →

Friday, May 22nd…on my way home

May 24, 2009 at 1:26 pm

For many of the team, it was a day of sadness. Leaving their new-found friends and Haiti behind. For me, a day to reflect on all that had been accomplished and to further consolidate this process of networking with the other organizations. We boarded a small plane in Jacmel which flew us the 15 minute [...]

Read more →

Thursday, May 21st Final Clinic Day

May 24, 2009 at 1:21 pm

Well, our last day in Clinic. Mona and I joined the FOTCOH team for the final morning, and was it ever a busy one. In the end, over 2100 patients were seen at the clinic. A large portion of these will be followed at future clinics for well baby checks, diabetes and hypertension. After a [...]

Read more →

Wednesday, May 20th Lavallee de Jacmel

May 24, 2009 at 1:11 pm

Wednesday was another busy day. Mona and I got up early to head up to the mountains of lavallee de jacmel. It’s about one hour from Jacmel through some beautiful countryside. The coolness of the mountain air was refreshing from the heat of the city. We visited the hospital started by Dr. Charles Rene of [...]

Read more →

Tuesday, May 19th

May 19, 2009 at 9:01 pm

My, it’s funny how the days start to blend together.  I think I’m just so exhausted now it’s difficult to think straight.   The day started with FOTCOH clinic.  Mona and I were off though mid-morning to meet with Verbo and the local government representative.  As you can probably see, this week has been full [...]

Read more →