Building A Future – Day 7 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

A beautiful day for some well deserved R&R! Today is our final full day in Haiti, and as we see pictures of snowfall back home, we feel bad that we look out over the clear blue sea, with beautiful mountains as a backdrop and 85 degree temperatures. Ok maybe not that bad, so here's a … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 7 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

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Building A Future – Day 6 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

A beautiful day... in Zoranje! We awoke to a bright sunrise and greeted by even brighter smiles, walking into Devotions. Last night was a special night, as we got to pray with Pastor Franz inside the new facility. One half of the roof was finished late last night, and we should finish the other half.  "Team Steel" … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 6 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Building A Future – Day 5 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

This is the day the Lord has made!   Wow! What an incredible sunrise over Haiti today! We arrived at devotions expecting and anticipating to connect with God. We were once again ushered into His presence by our amazing worship team. A great devotional today that helped us to focus on being God’s hands and … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 5 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Building A Future – Day 4 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Tuesday is market day in Haiti! The streets are filled (more than usual) with merchants and consumers, trading and bartering their wares. Some have walked literally all night to bring their goods to sell or trade, just to survive. Others walk nearly 15 miles just to buy enough food to get them to Friday, then... they make the journey … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 4 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Building A Future – Day 3 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Monday musings: Early start in Zoranje! Several competing roosters were tuning up in an ancient verbal duel to introduce the morning sun... Glorious start to the day! The team at Camp Zoranje got to chow down on pancakes and coffee on the mountain side before we getting to work. Back at the guesthouse, our first work … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 3 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Building A Future – Day 2 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Today is church day! A quick breakfast and we were off to Zoranje to join our Haitian church family for worship. Our ninety minutes traveling to the site was worth every bumpy second, when we rounded the bend, to see the familiar green roof tiles of the church and school, glistening in the morning sun, and the … Continue reading Building A Future – Day 2 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

Building A Future- Day 1 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017

The March 2017 adventure got underway on Friday as the team from the University of Valley Forge arrived in Haiti first.   On this years team we have a few returning members along with the 'newbies'. From the second they all stepped onto the sun bleached grounds outside the airport, each and every one of their senses were immediatly electrified by this … Continue reading Building A Future- Day 1 Operation Hope Haiti Edition – March 2017