My latest adventure was in Haiti, where I spent two months (summer 2012) learning about myself, another culture, and my own morals and values as an educator.
A fancy tap tap.
Two years later and no reconstruction.
This is all they have. A chalkboard and desks.
Another breath taking photo.
The tap taps are stuffed with people.
I love that these ants are working as a team.
Soccer is a loved by all sport.
Trying to learn Creole.
Trying to earn a living with their music. ❤
We were dancing and Marquise happened to take the best photo.
I love this picture for many reasons.
Dada and passion fruit. Passion fruit is my forbidden fruit, you can’t find any in my area.
I am in love with this photo. It speaks for itself.
Your typical wall hanging work of art.
My foster family.
This is my palace. Unfinished of course.
Checkers using available resources for checkers.
This is their kitchen and storage area.
They drew a picture of their dream home.
They are playing a game here, I think jacks maybe.
They find pleasure in keeping a neat and creative dish display.
For some students, it is the first time they have ever touched a computer.
Process of making white paint.
This is the school. We held our classes here.
The three lovely educators I shared much of my experience and knowledge with.
They tie up a pig and feed him until he fattens up, then they feast.
Jimmy drinking out of a coconut, and that is sugarcane in his left hand.
I learned this technique during my internship. It’s mostly for k-1 students.
Basic computer class.
Family of family.
I explained that if students could take their own attendance, they would save a lot of time.