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August 4, 2022

Medical Miracle-Damus

    Damus John Wesmayly  Damus was seen by an orthopedic surgeon and it was determined that he would need to have growth plates put on both of his legs. This will straighten his legs as he grows. It’s a less invasive procedure than TSF frames, that some children need to correct the condition. The correction process can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months, depending on the child’s growt…
August 4, 2022

Port-au-Prince Team

Bourdeau  For You Haiti has three team members living and working in the capital of Haiti and main island, Port-au-Prince. Bourdeau is our Operations Manager and he oversees all of the patients’ travels while on the mainland. He coordinates with the For You Haiti team everyday as well as the hospitals and doctors. He also checks in on the families multiple times a day. His passion for our pati…
August 4, 2022

HAITI CHALLENGES

Challenges in Haiti Haiti has continuously struggled to meet the basic needs of its people. Political instability and gang violence have plagued the main city of Port-au-Prince over the last few years intensifying the struggles for all Haitians. Over one third of the population lacks clean water and two thirds have little or no sanitation. Slightly less than half of the Haitians 15 years old a…
July 8, 2022

Benaja

This month, through our partnership with Childspring International, we now have the opportunity for a child in our program to receive critical surgery in the United States.  Benaja is a 9-year-old boy living with his family in Ansé-A-Galets and attending For You Haiti’s school.  He was born with a rare abdominal wall defect called Omphalocele.  This is a birth defect where the infant’s intestin…
July 8, 2022

For You Haiti’s Medical Clinic & Care House

Our Care House has been located in Terra Rouge, about a 20-minute drive from the main town of Anse-a-Galets.  We originally decided on this location because of its quiet setting, away from the hustle and bustle of life in town.  However as gas prices continue to rise, and our patients are requiring daily and sometimes twice daily visits from our doctors or nurse, this has become a significant c…
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