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January 11, 2024

2023 Impact Report

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September 25, 2023

On-going Care for Anne Chloe

Anne Chloe, a bright young girl, resides in a remote area on La Gonave. In May 2023, she traveled with other FYH orthopedic patients to Adventist Hospital for her first-ever consultation with an orthopedic surgeon. After undergoing X-rays and scans, Anne Chloe was diagnosed with Brachial Plexus Palsy. Dr. Scott Nelson took the time to explain the diagnosis to her father, although he had to conv…
August 22, 2023

AUGUST 2023 | Stories From The Field

STAFF SPOTLIGHT! : Bennissoit Bennissoit Sainval, known as Ben by everyone, serves as the Education Program Coordinator at For You Haiti. He is a devoted and dedicated professional, and the staff at For You Haiti feel fortunate to have him on the team. Ben was born in Port-au-Prince, but when he was three years old, his parents relocated to La Gonave Island. He attended primary and high school …
March 1, 2023

New Life & New Miracles

When the gangs burned down Edeline Excellent’s home and little tailor shop at Martissant, she didn’t have any other option but to come back to La Gonave, with 4 children, pregnant (carrying twins), and her husband who had just lost everything. Edeline Excellent didn’t have hope for any future.   Arriving at La Gonave, they lived with her sister for a while, but it was so difficult for her …
December 19, 2022

Meet Mordinsky!

Meet Mordinsky! Modinsky Mombrum is a charming 13 years old boy and is one of the 11 children in our special classroom.  He has Cerebral Palsy and has been part of For You Haiti’s child sponsorship program for the past 5 years.  Mordninsky is non-verbal but has lots of smiles, energy and loves being around people.  He is the oldest of 4 siblings and was always sad to see his brothers and siste…
December 19, 2022

Madam Ylde-Our Special Needs Teacher

Our Special Needs Teacher- Madam Ylde Madam Ylde is a strong and loving teacher and sees the societal benefits of creating an inclusion school on La Gonâve. Madam Ylde and our FYH President Samuel Michel have been an essential part of designing the classroom to meet the specific needs of the students.  She visited with the children in their homes to get to know their likes, dislikes and indivi…
December 19, 2022

Special Needs Classroom

Our Special Needs Classroom With the blessing of a very successful Australian fundraiser in March, we were able to turn one of our first floor classrooms into a disabled accessible room with an attached bathroom! The new classroom is equipped with fans, wired speakers for music and special windows to cut down on the noise for these  precious students.  Our first 11 students are thrilled to hav…
November 23, 2021

Podolsky (Baby Po)

In February 2019, For You Haiti received a tiny patient at their medical clinic by the name of Podolsky (Baby Po). Po was almost two years old but couldn’t crawl, walk or talk. He was severely malnourished and cried out in pain if anyone touched him. He was brought to the clinic by his mom, Sherline, who was a single mother. Sherline had done the best she could to provide for Po, but something …
November 23, 2021

ABACKY

Abacky was a healthy little boy and loved walking in the garden with his mother and walking with his big sisters to school. He had a normal and happy life until he was struck with hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid around the brain and must be treated or can be life-threatening. At the age of 6, the disease had taken hold of little Abacky. The pressure of the fluid on his brain…
November 23, 2021

MIRLINE

Mirline was diagnosed with lymphatic filariasis when she was a little girl. Lymphatic Filariasis is a rare but very dangerous parasitic disease typically spread by infected insects or animals. It affects the lymph nodes and can cause extreme swelling in the limbs. By the time Mirline was 18 years old her leg had swollen 5x the size of her other leg. The infected limb was extremely painful and s…
November 23, 2021

ROSE

Rose, a shy sweet 14-year-old girl, had a very painful tumor the size of a grapefruit growing on her face. Her mother was desperate to save her life and had taken Rose to all of the major hospitals in Haiti only to hear that same news again and again, that the surgery was not possible and there was nothing they could do. Rose’s mother heard of the miracles that happened at For You Haiti and in …
November 23, 2021

SARAH ROSE

This year our For You Haiti medical team saw many cases of Anthrax, not commonly seen on the small island of La Gonave. Carmy, a For You Haiti staff member, was making his rounds in remote villages visiting patients when he came across a four-year-old girl named Sara Rose who had a terrible eye infection.  Sara Rose was brought to the For You Haiti medical clinic and diagnosed with Anthrax. Ant…
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