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