HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

Imagine an Olathe, Imagine a Mapou

I've yet to find the right response to the age old question, often posed by friends and acquaintances following a trip to a foreign country... "How was it?" Sometime a…
HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

Mercy Project Haiti | Medical + Leadership Training Recap

While J.P. spent all of day 3 in Mapou working with the federation, the remainder of the group continued for another half hour to a small village within Belle Anse…
HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

Haiti Medical + Leadership Trip | Day 2

THEY SAY THE DAY BEGINS WHEN THE ROOSTER CROWS. WE QUICKLY LEARNED ON DAY TWO OF OUR TIME IN THIOTTE HOW TRUE THAT SENTIMENT IS...SOME EARLIER THAN OTHERS! We woke…
HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

Haiti Medical + Leadership Trip | Day 1

IT’LL LIKELY TAKE A FEW MORE HOURS FOR MY MIND TO QUIET AND MY BODY TO RELAX AFTER TODAY. Though this is my second time in Haiti, and I knew…
HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

Fully Immersed with our Friends

The word compassion is derived from the Latin words parti and cum, which together mean “to suffer with.” Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into places…
HaitiMercy Project
August 10, 2017

A Flourishing Haiti

PINE TREES…NOT ONE OR TWO, BUT A FOREST OF PINE TREES! Catching my breath at 7,000 feet of elevation after climbing the final ascent as the Kenscoff Mountains plateaued, I…
HaitiMercy Project
June 21, 2017

Anticipating a Return

IT’S BEEN JUST OVER A YEAR SINCE I FIRST VISITED THE COMMUNITY OF MAPOU. I remember the whirlwind that was my last experience in Haiti. A small team of 4…