I had been talking with Gary Boice for the better half of a year about returning to Jeremie, Haiti but outside events kept arising to delay the trip. First, there was the onset of Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016. Then there was political unrest in January, 2017. Finally in late April, after a speedy road-trip … Continue reading Good to Be Back in Haiti by Eric Hoffman
“I have been trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life since retiring after 22 years of service with the US Army. My kids are adults now and I am basically free to explore a new life. The answer to this dilemma came via a phone call from my friend … Continue reading Tek4Kids Director Bridges Past with Present
Tek4Kids volunteer Rose Yunker has been teaching English at our new St. Francis School of Technology in Jeremie, Haiti since September. She recently shared this reflection of her time there.
Bob Glaser, one of Tek4Kids newest volunteers, recently returned from a trip to Jeremie, Haiti where he experienced a very positive interaction with one of our students. As Bob made the 20 minute walk to our technology school, Beniel Joassaint approached him and introduced himself as one of the new students at St. Francis School … Continue reading Making a Difference in Haiti
Eric Hoffman has been living and working with our Tek4Kids staff in Jeremie, Haiti since September and shares this account of his experience there:
We booked our flight to Haiti one day before my sister was involved in a serious auto accident. My attention and energies were immediately focused on her and remained there until she was stabilized and making a good recovery several weeks later. By that time, Christmas preparations were in full swing as well as planning … Continue reading Reflections on My Time in Haiti by Cheryl Davis
The little six-seater plane that flew us from Port au Prince to Jérémie turned out not to be as terrifying as I had built it up in my head to be. Roger was a skilled pilot and I had my rosary with me, as did Cathy. We couldn’t crash now, right? And we didn’t. In … Continue reading Impressions From My Trip to Haiti by Jessica Edelen