Movement is Life: Establishing Sustainable Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services in Haiti

Introducing our newest Guestblogger & One of the Co-founders of STAND: The Haiti Project 1.  How did you first get involved in Haiti?   The older I’ve become, the less I want to just be a tourist. I love to interact, to learn, to be engaged. But it feels better to me when I can … More Movement is Life: Establishing Sustainable Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services in Haiti

Reflections: Returning Home After Haiti

“What is demanded of man is not…to endure the meaningless of life, but rather to bear his incapacity to grasp its unconditional meaningfulness in rational terms.” – Viktor E. Frankl I left Haiti abruptly last month for personal reasons; although everything is fine, thankfully, after having a need to step away, I’ve been grateful for … More Reflections: Returning Home After Haiti

How to deal with hurt-feelings in the “Helping hurts” conversation

How many of you have heard of the Norway based aid group SAIH – The Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund? As an organization they help support 40 local organizations in six countries in Latin America and southern Africa. However, you’re more likely to recognize SAIH as the group behind the Rusty Radiator awards, and many of … More How to deal with hurt-feelings in the “Helping hurts” conversation

Why Hiring a Translator Isn’t a Free Pass for your Organization

Translator’s serve a critical role in facilitating conversation between people who speak different languages, absolutely. But do we really recognize the full scope of a translator’s responsibilities? Having a solid command of multiple languages is hard enough, but in order to be truly effective, a translator is also responsible for bridging the gaps between two … More Why Hiring a Translator Isn’t a Free Pass for your Organization

Welcome to the Marriott: Your all inclusive Haiti experience

Tourism in Haiti is on the rise once more.  The country has made it to the top of many “Must Visit” lists for 2015 and is once again beginning to attract a number of travelers drawn in by Haiti’s unique art, music, history and landscape. As part of Haiti’s Tourism push, the Hotel Marriott opened … More Welcome to the Marriott: Your all inclusive Haiti experience