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Rainy Season News

On Tuesday Dr. McGrath, Sega, Ford, Linnea and I arrived in Cange once again excited to check in on how things have progressed in Bois Jolie since our last visit. I had been… Continue reading

Spring Break: Enket

The final major component of our spring break trip was the interviews we conducted with Haitian families. These interview involved collecting baseline socioeconomic and environmental data, basic family information that will be required… Continue reading

Spring Break: Nursery Construction

As a part of spring break, we worked together with Haitian families to construct a coffee nursery. The coffee will grow in the nursery for about two years. During those two years, we… Continue reading

Spring Break: student exchange

Over spring break, a portion of the Outreach Program trip came to Cange to work with Dr. McGrath, Johnathan Salazar, and I. One of the primary goals of this project is to facilitate… Continue reading

Spring Break Success and Recap of Project Goals

After a long but action-packed break from blogging, I am returning with a lot of news of progress made since my last post. As a recap, a team at Sewanee, including Dr. Deborah… Continue reading

Community Forum

After a long stint of crunching numbers and writing proposals and grants since I returned from Haiti in October, I traveled to Cange once again last week with Dr. Deborah McGrath, Pradip Malde,… Continue reading

Boucan Carre

This Wednesday and Thursday Daniel and I had the amazing opportunity to travel into an extremely rural part of Haiti, to some of the most distant families served by Zanmi Agrikol’s Family Assistance… Continue reading

In Haiti!!

After a long day of travel Daniel and I arrived in Cange Sunday evening. It is cooler and more lush than when I came in the spring, which was during the tail end  of… Continue reading

Project History

Haiti is the one of the most impoverished countries in the western hemisphere, and Haiti’s people suffer the highest rates of malnutrition, infant mortality, and maternal mortality in the Americas.  Malnutrition functions as… Continue reading