Today marks the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. It has been our great blessing to walk with the people of Haiti in their time of loss and vulnerability. Our prayers are for continued healing and success in rebuilding better.
We could tote our own accomplishments, today as if they were merely ours, but beyond [...]
521,000 cases of cholera in just over a year reported The Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population on December 18th, 2011, with nearly 7,000 reported deaths. Dr. Paul Farmer, UN Deputy Envoy to Haiti and founder of Partners in Health, terms this epidemic one of the worst in history by it’s size and scope. [...]
February 2nd marked the arrival of WHR’s second student in our professional development and education program. Landy, a 21-year old nursing student, arrived Casper where she will live with Helen Byrd and study English in preparation for continuing her nursing studies. Landy is a courageous and bright young woman. Her focus on finishing her nursing [...]
Meet Karsyn Horby, a 16-year old student at Kelly Walsh High School, who donated her old prosthetic leg to WHR this week. She has a heart for paying life forward. Kamil and WHR are grateful for her contribution to our shared work for the amputees of Haiti. It’s not too late to donate to WHR [...]
Wyoming-based relief group continues Haiti work WHR in the news on Christmas Day, a review of the accomplishments of WHR this year and a peek at the road ahead.
2011 WHR Calendars full of Paula’s beautiful watercolor scenes of Haiti, just $20. We also have notecards of Paula’s sketches, set of six, just $8. Place your order by e-mailing email@example.com.
Hearts for Haiti, a group of concerned students from Woods Learning Center, made the news this week for their effort to raise money for water filters. The kids are conducting a two-month drive to purchase Filter Pure Filters for Haitian families. Through the purchase of each made-in-Haiti filter the kids will provide a Haitian family [...]
January 12th will mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. Macajou Eliacin is a Haitian student that has been accepted for study at Casper College in Wyoming. He has his educational visa in-hand and housing in Casper in-place. Wouldn’t it be amazing to see him starting school in [...]
Nov. 19-21st, WHR and The Corridor Gallery teamed-up to present The Art of Determination, a Haitian Art Show. The show was a great success as it both supported the livelihood of Haitian artists and the ongoing outreach of Wyoming Haiti Relief. The art of Haiti represents a great dichotomy. While the challenges of daily life [...]
The students of Woods Learning Center 6th grade class, after watching ongoing news reports about Haiti, decided they had to do something. They have enlisted the whole student body and staff of Woods in a water filter drive. They have challenged one another to raise money to buy as many water filters as possible to [...]