That awkward moment when…

One great part about my job with Fonkoze is that I get to go out into the field with the Business Analysts (BA) to visit businesses that Zafen supports. On Tuesday the BA was going to visit a jewelry-making business and asked if I wanted to tag along. I couldn’t have asked for a more … Continue reading

Sometimes the unexpected things are the best kind

A lot of things happen slowly in Haiti. Like how you’ll spend hours waiting in line at the bank or the moto driver you’ve called will be an hour late even though he keeps saying “10 more minutes”, and you’ll be forced to cancel a meeting that you’ve already rescheduled three times. It’s just an … Continue reading

Carnival in Les Cayes, Haiti

If there was ever a test of stamina, it would be Carnival. This past Saturday myself and several other Haiti Communitere (HC) volunteers and staff drove the HC school bus down to Les Cayes, a town on the southern coast known for its pretty beaches – and this year, for hosting Carnival. One million people … Continue reading