First Team Trip: August 2010

ASSESSING MARIE REINE IMMACULEE                                                                         by Patricia Brintle

We were six to travel: Joseph Brintle, Ellen Rhatigan, Robert Choiniere, Eddy Leveque and me. We arrived in Port-au-Prince on a Delta flight around noon. Because the Toussaint Louverture International Terminal had been damaged by the earthquake of January 12th, a plane hangar served to process arriving passengers. It was hot and humid and very uncomfortable. As soon as we passed the exit door we were accosted by a number of taxi drivers and baggage handlers hoping to serve us. My cousin’s hand waving above the sea of heads was a welcomed sight.
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We are a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation doing repair work of non-governmental public spaces in Haiti.  We seek to create local employment opportunities and promote self sufficiency for the people of Haiti through that repair work.  We were formed in the aftermath of the earthquake of January 12th, 2010 to respond to the need for repairs and concentrate our work in the provinces.

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