Haiti 2014 School Construction


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18 people made the trip this year.  Here we are at the Citidel with our translators.

But that was at the end of our first week.  Some of us worked on a school construction project while others ran a free medical clinic and worked with kids.

This was our first look at the work to be done.


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As you can see, we stand around very well.  In our defense, they had few tools for tying rebar, so only a few of us could work at a time.

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We jumped in and did what we could.

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We picked up extra help along the way.


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On Friday of the first week, the crew came in to mix the cement by hand and make the pour.  We could only watch.

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The next Monday, we used the last of the materials, until we can raise more money.

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We, meanwhile, cleaned the site and carried water for the concrete.

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And, yes, the kids returned. IMG_5714 IMG_5715



Be righteous and do good

Mike Lawrence

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