2011

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    • Hopital de Bombarde: Remembering two nurses, Mme Joseph Thernelan and Dieuzimaine Numa, who passed away in December.
    • From The Leach Family: Blessed with a good visit with family for Christmas.
    • From Dan Beardsley: Remembering Dieuzimaine and Mme Joseph, and being encouraged by their testimonies.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Hopital de Bombarde: Setting up cholera centers to meet an urgent need, with assistance from International Medical Corps; hiring and training new staff
    • From The Leach Family: Able to help Ebenezer church/school put down a new well pump
    • From Dan Beardsley: The Cistern Project is going very well.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Hopital de Bombarde: Getting back to full staff, the AIDS treatment program has grown over the last four years, and Tuberculosis treatment has escalated.
    • Mobile clinic: We had a mobile clinic at Palem.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Hopital de Bombarde: Karen Thomas, who has been helping out in numerous ways during her five-month stay, shares her thoughts.
    • From The Leach Family: As the Widows Home celebrates its five year anniversary this year, Faith reflects on it and the precious ladies that live there.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Malnutrition Center: The story of 3 children.
    • From The Leach Family: The political unrest continues, and progress on getting the ambulance out of customs.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Going Home: Jean Northen went home on May 6, 2011.
    • Hospital News: We're back up to full staff again, and the Beltinor children have recuperated and returned home.
    • Cistern Project 2011: A real blessing to have this project of 45 cisterns completed.
    • Trip to Port: There and back again - a story mixed with frustration and progress.
    • From The Leach Family: Looking forward to three weeks in the US with family and friends.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Annual Board Meeting: Remembering, welcoming and celebrating.
    • Hospital News: Finally got the ambulance released from the government.
    • Bethlehem Baptist Church Mission Trip: Reports from two of the members.
    • Isabelle and Julien visited.
    • Betsy Rennells returned with the Steve & Faith, and experienced an adventure in the new ambulance.
    • Hospital News: The hospital has been at full capacity; we thank God for Dr. Leandre; and the building addition to the hospital is progressing well. Please pray for Desilia Joseph, whose foot had to be amputated.
    • Thieves broke into the depot again and stole $675 worth of food.
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    • Hospital News: Ed Stanley and Keith came down from St Louis, Missouri for a few days and repaired the X-Ray machine, as well as doing other maintenance; the Recuperation house has been used for Tuberculosis patients.
    • Widow's Home: All the rain has made the gardens very fruitful.
    • Betsy Rennells has been learning and helping for 7 weeks and has decided to stay another 6 weeks. Read a report from Betsy.
    • Building addition photos.
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    • St. Jean: Persistence and willingness pays off for a young man.
    • Hospital News: We had to open up the cholera care center again.
    • Nutrition Center: See the difference 13 months has made for a little girl named Chilanda.
    • We're putting up a fence around the hospital yard.
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    • Steve & Faith: A special thanks
    • Premature Infant Rescue: We've been caring for a little preemie this past month.
    • Building addition photos.
    • Betsy Rennells extends her stay, and shares the joy of that decision.
    • Praise & Prayer
    • Dan & Sharon: Two months and counting . . .
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    • Hospital & Building Addition News
    • How 'Bout Dem Apples, All 2888 of 'Em: The self-labeled "Apple Dumpling Gang" has raised over $4500 to buy infant formula; they raised it $2 at a time.
    • Travel & Safety: for Steve & Faith during Christmas and for Dan & Sharon as they move to Haiti.
    • Steve & Faith: Christmas
    • Dan & Sharon: One month out . . .
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