Updates

19 Feb 2019 Updates re: civil unrest

Much has happened the past few days. A very successful GoFundMe was initiated to enable our team of nurses to rent a helicopter and fly to the airport in Port-Au-Prince. They are now back home.  Gord and Heather then decided due to the escalating trouble and violence to leave as well.  A GoFundMe campaign to help them with helicopter costs as well was started by their children and it was also successful. Gord and Heather safely arrived home early Wed morning.. ...

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28 Feb 2018 Thanks Peterborough Paramedics Team!

Peterborough Paramedics team worked hard this week. Two clinics on our compound, one in Grand Goave and one in the mountains met many needs here in Haiti. Their elderly care was so appreciated too....

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11 Sep 2017 Irma update and school opening

We all survived hurricane Irma and our new school finally opened this morning!! Yay! The kids are so excited. We even have a 16 year old in grade 3. Gord and I are waiting at the PaP airport for a flight home after 3 cancellations. God has been gracious. Thank you all for your prayers. ♥      ...

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07 Sep 2017 Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is due to hit our area in Haiti at 2:00am Thursday. It's in the north now and the radio is broadcasting danger warnings continually, telling people to stay somewhere safe. No one in this village has anywhere safe :(...

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06 Dec 2016 2016 YMCA Peace Medal recipients

Gord and Heather Rodin, founders of Hope Grows Haiti were presented with the 2016 YMCA Peace medal on Friday Nov 25, 2016. "It is an honour and a privilege to accept this award. This means so much to us. Thank you to the YMCA and City of Peterborough." ~ Heather Rodin ...

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07 Oct 2016 Hurricane Matthew update – Oct 7

Well our compound came through the hurricane with flying colours but our village of Little Paradise has been devastated. So many now are either homeless or have had all belongings washed out to sea and after cleaning out the mud sit alone in their empty shell. Our hearts are broken for them and wish we could do more as one after another comes to ask for help. We give them some food and a promise to do what we can....

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