Thursday, June 8, 2017

Unanticipated Explorations

My word today was "sickness" because 7 of our 17 fell sick today. Therefore we had to be flexible. We were going to go to the Home for the Sick and Dying Babies, but we are not allowed there on Thursdays. We decided that we would go to the museum of Haiti history. Our tour guide was very knowledgable. We learned a ton about the history of this beautiful country. After that we drove back to the guest house, we checked on the sick and we had lunch. We decided to go to the Fluri Farms. It is a farm that was bought by Healing Haiti to help Haitians gain employment, and to divert Haiti back to one of their biggest industries in agriculture. At Fluri Farms, they grow mangoes, bananas, coconuts, limes, and cherries. All the food was delicious. Although this day was stressful in someways, we persevered through all these challenges, but we know that this was all part of God's plan, and we hope that He believes in us, and lets us be His hands and feet here in Haiti.

Water Truck Day

My word of the day was "potem" it means 'hold me' in Creole . All the little children wanting to   be held walk around with their hands up saying "potem" They are incredibly poor, but all the children want is to be loved. When we are there they don't have a care in the world, all they want is to be held, and played with. This fun day was also very educational, we learned a ton about Hope Church and all that it entails, we learned about the kindergarten that keeps growing, and how everyone is allowed to come no matter what district they live in. The kids there are very sweet, and very cute, to get your attention they yell "Hey you!" They also love to play hand games. Both of our stops were really fun, it was an amazing day!