Ile A Vache, Haiti
Using a halyard to load a generator into the smaller boat. We did the same for the roto-tiller also in the boat.
A boy riding his horse into the water from the beach in La Hatte, Ile A Vache, Haiti.
Everyone took a part in cleaning the school once we got back into it, even the little ones.
Some of these children don't even have access to a mirror to see what they look like, so it's quite a novelty when someone with a camera comes through.
Children enjoy some pops during their health assessment in La Hatte.
Shy children at the La Hatte school.
Parents get to see their childrens' progress during distribution of report cards at the temporary school in La Hatte.
Children come in for their health assessment and are asked how old they are, how many siblings they have, and if they have both parents. Many of them couldn't answer.
Children gathered in front of the school for the national anthem at the start of the day.
Children waiting for class to start at the La Hatte school.
Our "security" crew. They've spent the past few nights at the school making sure that the classrooms stayed out of the wrong hands.
Janel, one of my translators during a candid moment at the school in La Hatte.
This small house is partitioned into a kindergarten and the sleeping quarters for this boy's family, until the main school in La Hatte becomes operational.
One of our masons laying brick around the perimeter of the hen house.
One of the local construction crew responsible for hauling cement at the hen house site. He was the first person here to ask me to take a picture of him - almost all of the islanders are really shy around cameras (mostly because no one has ever seen a camera).
Workers climbing on the rafters to install the battens on the hen house in La Hatte.
Anous inspects the demonstration garden near his house in La Hatte, Ile A Vache, Haiti.
An orphaned girl watches one of the fishermen tending to one of the donated sails.
A Haitian sail loft.
Phelix grabbing on to the standing rigging of "Fufei", which is made up of webbing and rusty stranded steel.
Late afternoon at Pierre La Lanterne.
Boys playing a pickup soccer game. The goal posts are different each day I walk past the field.
Barbara spotting the turtles; they're chased a short while until they're tired at which point they're netted or captured by hand
Steve taking the turtle out of the net and laying it in the boat
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