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Off The Cliff

Written By Melissa As some of you know I have been living in London since September while pursuing a Masters Degree in International Child Studies While moving to London to study was one of the most exciting opportunities I had ever had it was a challenging decision to make as it would mean traveling to Haiti far less than I was used to Before m...


Off The Cliff

When I woke up at 200am Saturday morning to head to the airport the only thought running through my head was I hope this team is as excited as I am It has been almost a year since I have been back to Haiti and having a team of mostly first time visitors with a few returnees made the anticipation of getting to Brits Home even stronger This week I...


Off The Cliff

Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and the second most densely populated Urban and rural poverty rates have risen with overall poverty at 77 In the rural areas where Brits Home is located 88 of the people are poor with 67 of the people living in extreme poverty less than US 125 per day Unemployment in Haiti is currently over ...


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My journey with Holy Name High School started at the pretrip meeting I stood there looking at the 10 faces of high school students and their parents who were willing to send their children to a third world country I knew in that moment that their lives would be changed by the week we were about to experience together I was both excited and nervo...


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A Blessed Easter to you and your family from all of us at Brits Home in Haiti and our staff in the USA Easter is a time of reflection giving up something we love or giving more to those less fortunate than ourselves Its a time to renew our Faith in God his Son and the Holy Spirit there is a reason why its every spring its time to start a new to ...