We headed into the village today to start our demolition of the old school! We had sledge hammers and a lot of fun! Who would have known how much fun knocking something down would be. That was the easy part. We even had entire walls come crashing down at one time after a few hits. The hard part was then having to clean up the debris and moving it out of the school yard. There is one more section we would still need to tear down but cannot until we are ready to rebuild the new wing of the school. This is where all of you come in. We need a team to rebuild in November. As soon as we have a confirmed team of at least 15 people, we will tear down the remaining section. We would love to do this before we leave. So please email any of us or text or even respond here on the blog site if you would like to come so we can move forward on the plans for that project. If you are unable to be a part of the next team, we still could use your financial help with this project. We need to raise $10,000 by the first week of November to buy supplies before the end of the month trip. All donations are tax deductible and you are still an important part of our ministry helping us in this way!
At the clinic today, we were able to use the debris from the school to add to our porch area we will be pouring tomorrow. We also were able to run the electrical wires for the clinic as well. No, we don’t have electricity, but there will be a generator. The clinic is almost ready to move in. So, any of you wanting to join us on the November trip could also work in the clinic as it opens soon. The clinic will allow the Haitian people to come see a medical doctor or eye doctor for the small fee of less than $1.00. The other clinics anywhere in the area charge at least $6.00 or more just to see the doctor and then approximately $ 5-$10 for medication. An average Haitian only makes $5.00 a week. But most do not even have a job at all. So our clinic will make a huge impact on the lives of the people of Kalalun. Many would never have that opportunity to ever have that medical treatment.
Well , its getting late. We really should go to bed. Please continue to pray for our safety. We love and miss everyone!