Photographs from Haiti

Photos from Pastor Mathieu Ciceron of a new wall at the Rays of Hope School in Haiti.

With funds provided by First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, the school was able to put up a wall that secures the premises.

Wall Rebuilding 3 Wall Rebuilding 2
Wall Rebuilding 1

All photographs below (c) FPCCS
SchoolChildrenSchool children gather for lessons prepared by volunteer teachers.


PatHoldsChildPat holds a child at a makeshift school in Port-au-Prince. PatHenEatsBrkfastPat eats porridge for breakfast. Benches are poles protected with found cloth and a tarp.
PatDianePat and Diane prepare for a trip to Port-au-Prince. Diane is to attend the memorial service of a famous feminist leader. NatureLessonA makeshift tripod and old brochure provide educational materials for this teacher to use.
MotherWithTentA homeless mother receives a tent to pitch on some land she is borrowing temporarily from a friend in Gwo Jan. MiriamWithTentMiriam stands with one of our donated tents.
MathieuFamilyAtFodsParisienFrom left: Pastor Mathieu, his father, Pat, and Lamont meet in Fonds Parisien to learn about plans for orphanage, school and office to address needs of repatriated Haitian children sent back from the Dominican Republic. LatrineThis is a small latrine that was built along with a small house next to which we pitched one of our donated tents.
CarlaDinnerGuestsN'a Sonje co-founder and tour guide provides many with a festive meal at the end of the week. BoyWatchesWettingOfGroundA small boy watches as ground is wetted to prepare for class.
006360-R1-20-4AChildren participate in drawing project in school in Port-au-Prince. 006360-R1-13-11AMother encourages child to complete project.
006360-R1-07-17AWelele and Mona teach a lesson through painting to children at school in Port-au-Prince. 006357-R1-23-1ATent city near airport in Port-au-Prince.
006357-R1-08-16AA man walks past a crumbled building. 001985-R5-23-1APastor Besing leads a circle game in the Rays of Hope School courtyard.
001985-R3-06-18ADave provides an art activity for many children in Gwo Jan. 001985-R2-15-9APastor Besing discusses plans for office, orphanage, and school in Fonds Parisien.
001985-R1-23-1AA destroyed city block. 118 118Courtyard of Rays of Hope School in Solino, Port-au-Prince after earthquake.
117 117A greatly expanded roster of students in Leogane. 093 93A casket being transported.
083 83Domes from the Presidential Palace have collapsed. 078 78Families set up tents on median strip to protect their property across the street.
063 63Land in Port-au-Prince being cleared and leveled for tent city. 056 56Djaloki explains the situation and how this earthquake can change the world.
032 32Pastor Besing leads Sunday morning service with song and clapping. 031 31Williamson, right, prepares children for lesson and reads letters from New York City children
029 29Dave dances to drumming. 009 9Fallen church due to January 12, 2010 earthquake in Gwo Jan.
006 6Dave with children at latrine construction project. 002 2Carla and Dave with a donated tent.

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