La Maison Orphanage Needs a New Van

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La Maison Ophanage needs a new vehicle!! We have already raised $18,000 and we need a total of $40,000.  Please help us transport our kids safely and help our director start his own business by CLICKING HERE to donate to our van fund.

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The Joys of Rice and Beans

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On a recent trip to Haiti I sat with our orphanage kids while they ate. This mixture of rice, a few beans and gravy is served almost daily for their main meal at 2pm.

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See You Tomorrow- Na Wé Demen

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If you ever get the chance to visit our kids at La Maison orphanage, this is likely the picture you will see when you are leaving.

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Itsy Photography Fundraiser

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We'd like to thank Ela, with Itsy Photography, for donating two full days of proceeds from her holiday photo shoots to Haitian Roots.  While Ela did back flips to get every child to smile, Santa sat for 7 hours straight,  ready to hold dozens of screaming 2 year olds for that memorable Christmas photo.

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These Dudes Got New Duds!!!

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This week in Haiti, thanks to some generous donations,  all of our orphans participated in La Maisons First Annual Fashion Show!!!

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More Orphanage Improvements!

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Be the change you wish to see in the world.    ~Mahatma Gandhi   As you may recall, five groups of contractors banded together in April. They raised funds, flew to Haiti and spent a week working hard to make some much-needed renovations on the orphanage. 

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Extreme Makeover Haiti Orphanage Edition

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Who says dreams can’t come true? Not us! Last month many dreams that we’ve had for the orphanage came true when

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Creating Ripples

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Mother Teresa says, “I alone can not change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”  This past December many kind and generous individuals created ripples that will benefit our orphanage family for many years to come.

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Big Announcement!!!

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April 18, 2012 Dear Friends of Haitian Roots, Haitian Roots believes that education is the number one way to eradicate poverty and give hope to the future of Haiti. We have always struggled, however, when we see and know that the children in our program may not be eating, having safe shelter, or proper medical attention. It is worrisome and frustrating.

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