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Haiti 2013 Days 1-3

Our mantra at Mike Staff Productions is “a heart to serve’. This means that our team members are uniquely wired to serve other people in amazing ways.

Heart to Serve: Haiti 2012 – Day Six

Another super day in Haiti serving the poorest of the poor. They are so wonderful, joyful, kind, curious, funny, helpful and resourceful. We met some teenagers walking home from school sucking on sugarcane and I thought “in the U.S. teens walk home sucking on Slurpees”. Point is, Haitians are just like us in so many ways. They don’t want us to feel sorry for them, they just don’t want to be forgotten. Martin Luther King said, “In the end, we will not remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” I feel so honored to be here and to make new friends and I will not be silent!

Haiti Update: Hopeful Political Change

We always have our eye on Haiti since we began partnering with Bright Hope and sponsoring the school in Gaspar. I thought I would give you an update on their political front since this is the only way widespread change can come to this nation.

Pictures From Haiti

There is much more to share about this life changing, eye-opening experience. Until then, please see a few pictures of the amazing people and children that I had the opportunity to meet…

Well, today’s the day. I’m off to Haiti …

In 2009, a year before the devastating earthquakes, I became aware of the plight of the Haitian people. Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and is plagued with unimaginable poverty, disease and obscene government corruption. Over 80% of the population lives in poverty unknown in the U.S. And of course, it’s the children that suffer the most.