Truly the sweetest:...

I still remember the Haiti trip when we first met Dickenson many years ago. We had never seen him before. But, like many other children, once they hear about us, they will walk any distance just to...

Hurricane Matthew...

It was an unwelcome visit to an unprepared country.  Hurricane Matthew arrived in Haiti on Tuesday, October 4th as a Category 4 hurricane. As a SoCal girl, I had no idea what that meant. But I knew...

First Graduation In...

You would have to be there yourself to fully appreciate it. Everyone left the room having either been brought to tears or experienced a sense of awe at the significance of this day. You don’t have...

To Know And To Be...

The famous saying, “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return…” originated from Nat King Cole and was later adopted into the movie, Moulin Rouge. The...

SAC-RI-FICE

Sacrifice: n. a surrender of something of value as a means of gaining something more desirable. I love going to Haiti. I love seeing our children at the orphanage. I love visiting my Haitian friends,...

Healthy Pregnancy...

Healthy Pregnancy Initiative: Fond Doux, Haiti “This (Initiative) will really create a ripple effect…These babies will have a healthy start to life. Their bodies, their brains will be...

First Scholarship...

Summer 2015: Elisha C. 1st Scholarship Ceremony Fond Doux, Haiti This summer, a team of 25 volunteers traveled to Fond Doux, Haiti to advance the lives of many people living in an unknown part of the...

Elisha C. One Year...

January 2015: Elisha C. One-Year Celebration Los Angeles CA “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – An African Proverb I never imagined how far Elisha C. would...

Christmas in Haiti...

December 2014: Haiti Port-au-Prince You know it is going to be a good trip when you have your inspirational mother and entrepreneur on the road with you. I was privilaged to take my mother, who flew...

One Month in Haiti...

 June – July 2014: Haiti I was once again welcomed into Port-au-Prince and hosted by Josseline Colimon Fethiere, the former minister of commerce and trade. Everyone who knows Madame Fethiere,...