March 18th, 2015
Our team had an amazing day! Our first stop was the home for sick and dying babies. There we spent over 3 hours feeding, changing diapers, but most importantly giving love and affection to some of Gods precious children. Their big brown eyes and smiles melted our hearts.
Next was Gertrude’s orphanage for children with special needs. When we got to the gate we were greeted by one of the children with a handshake and a huge smile. Upon checking in with the staff we sat down with the children and fed them lunch, which mainly consisted of rice, beans, and meat with a gravy sauce poured over the top. After lunch, we had time to play on the playground and watch the children laugh and enjoy the time outdoors.
Our next stop was the Apparent Project…a place where the Haitians take recycled materials and turn it into beautiful jewelry and wall art. We had the opportunity to tour the facility and see the Haitians actually making the items, it was really cool! The project is helping Haitian families stay together by giving them gainful employment and even offers free daycare to their workers.
The last stop was a grocery store. It really wasn’t any different from the stores in the states except that chocolate was a lot of money!!!!
Joe and Angela
“God does not call the equipped. He equips the called.”