Hinche Haiti Partners for Education

Category: MIIS English Program


The Band – Singing the Clean Up Song

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Gregory Singfield 1/16/14 Every day the students at St. Andre’s arrive at approximately 7 a.m. For about 45 minutes, they attend classes. Then, at about 7:45, the entire school lines up for the pledge of allegiance. Before…

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I Heard That!

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Gregory Singfield 1/12/14 This morning I had the opportunity to interview Bernard Celestin, the electrician. On audio tape, he explained the electrical situation and his plan to remedy the problems; one of which was the fact that…

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Regards, le pays

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Haley Berl Today began at 4:30 when we woke up to go to church in Pacasse. Pacasse is another rural location where Père Noé wants to build a bigger church building and a school.  It took us…

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Cupid Shuffle

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Haley Berl Fridays are the busiest days of the week. We always say we will start lesson planning at 7, but nothing ever really gets done before the coffee’s ready. Let’s be honest. After breakfast, we plan…

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The One Bad Cultural Difference

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Haley Berl There are several large cultural differences that I have picked up on over the past couple of weeks. The first is the fact that in Haiti, time is not money. Time is what you do,…

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Spaghetti for Breakfast

Posted on January 21,  2014 by Haley Berl Today we woke up in time to go to Simon’s 7am English class. Yesterday, he invited us to come observe and possibly assist him. However, when we looked for his seventh grade…

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Samedi, the Second Teacher Workshop Day

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Haley Berl This is a late blog post. I’m sorry, readers. I bet I could tell you what we ate for lunch (you got it – peas, rice, sauce and goat). Today was our second day of…

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New Experiences

                 

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Another Busy Day Posted on January 15, 2014 by Gregory Singfield Each day, before we’re even awake, before the children arrive, several cooks begin to prepare meals for approximately 900 children who will be given the opportunity to eat. This food is prepared…

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First Day of Teacher Workshop

Posted on January 13, 2014 by Gregory Singfield Today was the first day of the teacher workshop. Early in the day we carefully planned our session. Our plan was to have lunch at 1:00 and then conduct the workshop from 2:00-4:00. However, because…

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