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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Sophie’s Story | “I have had the opportunity to see the different sides to this beautiful country”

With just three weeks left in Haiti, Sophie O’Sullivan tells us what a typical day therelooks like for her, from carrying out surveys and completing paperwork to showing visitors around our projects. Sophie has been working with our team in Haiti...
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“The official handover brings another successful project to a close” | April 2017 in Haiti

Our Programmes Manager, Ailish O’Reilly, shares the latest news from the ground in Haiti in her regular blog.  In this month’s blog post, Ailish fills us in on the 2017 Volunteer Programme. We march into April with the preparations for the Volunteer...
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Sophie’s Story | “You wouldn’t believe the challenges that many of the people here face”

Sophie O’Sullivan arrived in Haiti two weeks ago to begin a three-month internship with us as part of her studies.  It’s been an eventful introduction to the country for her, and, here, she gives us an insight into just some of what she’s...
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Sophie’s Story | “I wanted to go somewhere that doesn’t get as much aid or attention”

We were excited to recently welcome Sophie O’Sullivan to the Haven team in Haiti.  Sophie is a student in University College Cork (UCC) who is joining us for her three-month student internship.  She’ll be keeping a regular blog during her...
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Listen | Teacher Hugo Rowsome discusses the volunteer experience in Haiti on the Ryan Tubridy Show

Teacher Hugo Rowsome spent over three weeks at a summer camp in Gros Morne, Haiti as part of a volunteer trip supported by our team here at Haven. While there, Hugo taught the children the song “My Lovely Horse” from the much-loved comedy...
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Sarah and Kate’s Story | “The most rewarding experience of my life so far”

Kate Kenneally and Sarah Browne are taking part in the 2016 Volunteer Programme.  In this blog series, they share their experiences and all the developments from the site throughout the week. Here, Sarah brings us up to the end of our time in Haiti,...
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