This picture was taken after a year of service, in June of 2004, when I went back to my training site in the community of Koujol, not far from Archaie, Haiti, to visit my host family. The little girl on the right, Kenya, was born during my 3...
Out my second story window, you can see my latrine (orange door) and kitchen straight ahead and shower to the left. Some of the year, there was a water basin, but I treated the water with bleach because there was algae and mosquitoes.
I lived with a family in Hinche, Haiti for a few months before moving out on my own. I kept in close touch with Fabienne, this little girl, and she came by often to play. This day we colored and read stories that my mom sent from the States.
As a Volunteer, I worked with women's groups who borrowed money in groups. We also incorporated literacy and health programs. Here we're making a sign for a group event to celebrate the end of a health program.