When I heard the news about the horrendous terrorist attacks in France, one of my first thoughts was actually of Haiti—a number of the worldwide friends I made there were French. Although none of them live in Paris, I still felt a stab of fear that perhaps one of them was in the wrong place at the wrong… More This is why we do what we do.
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Speaking a foreign language is scary. I’m not talking ghosts and ghouls scary, but nerve wrecking kinda scary. There is no amount of practice at home, no set number of times you write the words perfectly, no magic pill you can take to steady your tongue and quicken your ear…though many will say that a… More Jumping off the High Dive – What is it that holds us back in language learning?
October marked 5 years since the Cholera outbreak in Haiti. To date, there have been 8,847 confirmed Cholera related deaths in the country, and nearly 800,000 people have fallen sick. Personally, I know that I struggle to empathize with statistics, and it is hard to fathom what 8,847 lives lost really means – but then I think about… More Fighting for Cholera Victims in Haiti
Kreyòl pale, kreyòl konprann.
Speaking Creole opens doors for real growth during your time in Haiti. Language helps create real, meaningful relationships. You have the chance to learn from the community where you work and foster friendships that wouldn’t have been possible before.