Cranbrook Community Group - November 2017 | Hungry For Life

October 2017: ,

A medical group from Cranbrook, BC continued their partnership with Haiti Arise and the Zanmitay Health Center by providing a two-week medical clinic in the community of Grand Goave, Haiti.

Team Testimonials:

"This trip has made me realize the importance of teamwork and that each individual plays an integral part that makes us whole and functional."
"Not being able to give some people the proper help they need and deserve broke my heart."
"This was perhaps the best of 20 trips and a reaffirmation of what we are doing."
"One highlight was seeing the growth of the work Haiti Arise is doing."
"I realized that even though we couldn't help everyone, the ones we did care for made a huge impact."
"One highlight was experiencing the joy of working together with both Canadian team members and Haitian support staff for the betterment of the Haitian citizens."

Team Blog:

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Divine Timing

The team ended clinic with a bang, or should I say Kaboom!

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Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Loaves and Fishes

As the team pharmacist, my days are usually spent behind a small window through which we pass the completed prescriptions.  The medical team pop in and out asking for treatment advice and I love the challenge of using what resources we have to fulfill the requests.  My team consists Ezgar, a Hait

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Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Clinic with a View

Today we held a beach clinic at the beautiful but remote Bananier Beach, which is west of Grand Goave.  We needed the assistance of our amazing Zanmitay Clinic staff and Pasto Marc founder and director of Haiti Arise and we were so pleased they were able to join us.  Our interpreters are all youn

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Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Heartbreak Hotel

Today has been a roller coaster of emotions. It was a hard day in the clinic. Not in the number of people seen but the team had to deal with a few tough cases. For the Haitians, it` s just everyday life however.

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Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Half Way

Well…Day # 5 coming to a close and not a dull moment from sun up to sun down! Started the day off on the rooftop with a cup of Haitian coffee. 

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Monday, November 6th, 2017


Well it was another wonderful day in the medical clinic.  The team worked diligently, without complaint, to see 164 patients.

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Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Village Stroll

Today was the first day of visiting patients in their homes. It was amazing to see how Haitian people live day to day. It really made me appreciate the life I have. They have so little yet you would never know it from their big smiles.

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