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Jessica Bush
February 19, 2019

A Mother’s Perspective on the Unrest

A Mother's Perspective on the Unrest

For 10 straight days an extremely large group of people succeeded in having Haiti on an entire lock down.  By this I mean we did not leave our homes.  Vehicles did not move, banks and government offices did not open, markets stayed shut down, and schools remained closed.   I have already heard it being called […]

February 12, 2019

Day 6 of Protests: The Trickle Down Effect

Day 6 of Protests:  The Trickle Down Effect

Hopefully if you are reading this you have been keeping up with what is going on in Haiti right now.  To catch up, read Matt’s 2 most recent blogs by clicking the links (Blog 1  Blog 2) A lot of people have been asking me if I’m scared or worried with everything going on and […]

September 28, 2018

Woodly’s Future

Woodly's Future

Today I would like to share with you what Woodly, our second oldest boy, wants for his future.  In the fall of 2015 we blogged about each of the kids and shared a little background about where they came from and what they are like.  To read Woodly’s blog from 2015, click here and see […]

September 19, 2018

Why We Moved to Haiti

Why We Moved to Haiti

Living in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with a 2 and 1-year-old is not an easy task.  Our days start before the sun comes up, last until well after it goes down and typically include meetings with employees, going to schools, punishing kids, praising kids, turning people who need jobs away, trying to […]

September 18, 2018

How We Shop in Haiti

How We Shop in Haiti

Many of you may have heard that we were recently robbed of 2 weeks worth of food and supply money while shopping last month (read yesterday’s blog if missed it).  It occurred to us that most of you probably don’t realize all that goes into getting food and supplies for our kids and also who […]

June 28, 2018

I’m (Culture) Shocked!

I'm (Culture) Shocked!

Culture Shock is defined as a feeling of anxiety, loneliness, and confusion that people sometimes experience when they first arrive in another country.  We have been back from Haiti for 2 weeks as of today and while we often experience culture shock upon arriving in Haiti, I have felt it very much the last couple […]

June 4, 2018

A Beautiful Day We Will Never Forget

A Beautiful Day We Will Never Forget

Our kids live on a Caribbean island and haven’t been to the beach in almost 3 years.  We haven’t had reliable transportation but have been promising them as soon as we got a new truck we would go.  So this past Saturday we loaded 30 kids, 18 employees, and 6 Americans  up in 4 different […]

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