South Florida organization helping mothers and children in Haiti


South Florida organization helping mothers and children in Haiti

Updated: 10:19 AM EDT Jun 21, 2024

VIOLENCE OVER IN HAITI, A TREASURE COAST CONNECTOR ATION. THEY ARE TRANSFORMING LIVES OF YOUNG CHILDREN, WOMEN AND PEOPLE IN NEED. AND THEY NOW HAVE PLANS TO OPEN A NEW CLINIC. SO JOINING ME NOW IS HABITAT FOR CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES PRESIDENT MESHACH SAINT AMOUR. MESHACH, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING HERE. WE’RE GOING TO JUMP RIGHT IN FIRST. CAN YOU JUST TELL US ABOUT THE CURRENT SITUATION IN HAITI, WHERE THINGS STAND NOW? YES. GOOD MORNING. AND, UM, I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR YOU GUYS HAVING ME ON, UH, THIS, UH, TIME OF, UH, TIME IN HAITI. THINGS LOOK LIKE GETTING SLOWED DOWN, BUT BECAUSE IT WAS THAT SCARY, UM, A LOT OF PEOPLE NOT THINKING IT IS COMING BACK TO NORMAL, BUT, UH, SURELY PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN TRAVELING IN, UH, BE IN THE COUNTRY COULD SEE THE PROGRESS OF COMING DOWN A LITTLE BIT TO A LIGHT. BASICALLY, THERE’S A KIND OF A LITTLE BIT LIGHT ON THE TUNNEL COMING OUT. THAT’S GOOD TO HEAR THAT. YOU FEEL THINGS ARE SHIFTING, AND I KNOW YOU GUYS ARE TRYING TO. YOU GUYS ARE REALLY JUST ABOUT TO OPEN A NEW CLINIC. SO TELL ME ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION, WHAT YOU GUYS HAVE BEEN DOING. AND HOW THIS NEW CLINIC WILL HELP. WELL, WHAT WE’VE BEEN DOING IS ORIGINALLY HABITAT FOR MINISTRY STARTED WITH, UH, HELPING WITH BACK TO SCHOOL AND, UH, TEACHERS PAY AND HELPING ON DIFFERENT AREA ON A SCHOOL AREA. BUT, UH, AS WE GROW OVER THE YEARS, WE SEE IT NEEDS, UH, AT SCHOOL IN A VILLAGE THAT WE’RE VISITING PEOPLE DYING BECAUSE OF BASIC. UH, NECESSITY OF, UH, UM, JUST, UH, DAILY MEDICINE. SO BASICALLY WE, UH, WE DECIDED TO, UH, BRING A NEW JOURNEY UNDER MINISTRY, WHICH IS OPEN, UH, CLINIC WHERE KIDS IN, UH, WOMEN CAN HAVE A BETTER WAY OF GETTING SOME SATISFACTION OF US AS FAR AS OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. YEAH. AND HOW MANY BEDS WILL THE WILL THIS CLINIC HAVE? WHAT KIND OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND WHAT KIND OF SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE HERE? RIGHT NOW WE HAVE FIVE READY TO GO AND WE HAVE ABOUT SIX BEDS THAT WE COULD, UH, HOST….

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