Hope for Haiti 5K Walk
FLM Haiti Newsletter No.1
Daniel Germain made a sacrifice: he left his driving position at 2 p.m. every day to get to his technical training classes, which were from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays. “I took the risk because I knew the benefit would be better,” says Germain, who was one of the best students in his Excelsior Technical Institute classes.
FLM Haiti Newsletter No.2
Under a bright blue sky, there are more than a dozen men and women seated outdoors, facing a portable blackboard. The teacher sits in the front of the class. The students are mothers, fathers, grandparents and great-grandparents; their textbooks have the lessons of what a child would learn with. These men and women are a part of the nearly 40 percent of the Haitian population who cannot read or write. FLM Haiti is working to change that.
FLM Haiti Newsletter No.3
Mother Mildred Taylor is a spry 75 years old. She volunteers and travels on mission to Haiti. How does she prepare? “I wanted to keep up with everybody on the team so I worked out in the gym for 1½ years. My granddaughter told me I had to if I was going to go to Haiti.”