Johanna’s Story | “I honestly feel like I’ve been living in Haiti my whole life”

Johanna Murray, studying International Development and Food Policy at University College Cork (UCC), is taking on a three-month placement with our team in Haiti: here, she tells us how her time in Haiti brings a realisation of how easily basic things...
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Johanna’s Story | ” The work of one person can change so many lives positively”

Now halfway through her placement with our team in Haiti,  University College Cork (UCC) student, Johanna Murray, shares some messages of hope and positivity from her experiences so far. So we’re now at the halfway point: only six weeks left here...
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Volunteer Experience in Haiti | “A feeling of teamwork and camaraderie kept our spirits and work ethic high”

Volunteer Jan Gottsche, who took part in our 2018 Volunteer Programme on behalf of BAM Ireland, shares his impression of the first few days in Haiti and some of the highlights which kept the volunteer group going through the challenging work. As a...
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Johanna’s Story | “The last week has gone by in such a whirlwind”

After a busy week with our Volunteer Programme, University College Cork (UCC) student, Johanna Murray, tells us her experience of it as she continues her student placement with our team in Haiti. Hello everyone, and welcome back to my blog! Over the last...
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Our 36 volunteers are working hard in Haiti to transform a local school

36 volunteers from Ireland and the United States arrived in Haiti on 14 April for our 2018 Volunteer Programme, working to upgrade a local school in the community of Gressier. Jean Jean School welcomes 160 students from the local area every day, but has...
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“Our exciting news is the work we are doing on developing our Sustainable Livelihoods model” | Summer 2017 in Haiti

Ailish O’Reilly, our Programmes Manager in Haiti, returns to Haiti after a short holiday in Ireland, with a tense journey back as Hurricane Irma threatened the country.  Here, she shares all the latest news from our projects over a busy few months....
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Our Programmes Manager discusses life in Haiti in Galway Bay FM interview

Our Programmes Manager in Haiti, Ailish O’Reilly, gave an insight into the impact of Hurricane Irma in Haiti on an interview with Galway Bay FM today. Speaking on the Keith Finnegan Show, Ailish described her experience of returning to Haiti, knowing...
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