Haiti Workcamp, Aug. 2009

A photo album of the Haiti Workcamp in August 2009, sponsored by Brethren Disaster Ministries. Workcampers took part in worship and fellowship with the Haitian Brethren, in addition to work on disaster relief and rebuilding projects following the major destruction caused by four hurricanes or tropical storms that hit Haiti last year. Photos are provided by Jay Wittmeyer, executive director of the Church of the Brethren's Global Mission Partnerships. Click on the first image below to view the photo album with captions.


Workcamp group visits Haiti
Workcamp group visits Haiti

Certificates are given completing theological training
Certificates are given completing theological training

Theological training team leads singing
Theological training team leads singing

Provisional board of the Haitian Church of the Brethren
Provisional board of the Haitian Church of the Brethren

Canned chicken provided by S. Pa. and Mid-Atlantic Districts
Canned chicken provided by S. Pa. and Mid-Atlantic Districts

Pastor St. Fleur leads distribution of chicken
Pastor St. Fleur leads distribution of chicken

Cases of chicken go to recipients in Haiti
Cases of chicken go to recipients in Haiti

Woman receives can of chicken
Woman receives can of chicken

Worship service in Haiti
Worship service in Haiti

An eye exam given in Haiti during workcamp trip
An eye exam given in Haiti during workcamp trip

Workcampers travel by pick-up
Workcampers travel by pick-up

Making a bold statement
Making a bold statement

Workcamp leader Boshart speaks with the widow of Pastor St Louis
Workcamp leader Boshart speaks with the widow of Pastor St Louis

The late Pastor Delouis St. Louis
The late Pastor Delouis St. Louis

Work at a home rebuilding site in Haiti
Work at a home rebuilding site in Haiti

Workcampers prepare for Kids' Club
Workcampers prepare for Kids' Club

The church building under construction
The church building under construction

Masons lay cement block
Masons lay cement block

Children peek out of a doorway
Children peek out of a doorway

Kids' Club leaders in Haiti
Kids' Club leaders in Haiti

Kids Club in Haiti
Kids Club in Haiti

Children take part in the Kids' Club
Children take part in the Kids' Club

Mothers and infants watch at the Kids' Club
Mothers and infants watch at the Kids' Club

A hilltop gathering
A hilltop gathering

Boshart speaks at dedication service
Boshart speaks at dedication service

Homes being rebuilt in Gonaives
Homes being rebuilt in Gonaives

A street in Gonaives
A street in Gonaives

An outdoor market in Haiti
An outdoor market in Haiti

A vendor sells food
A vendor sells food


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