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  • April 11th, 2016
    The time spent working in an orphanage is very often the easy part of organising a humanitarian trip to Haiti. Planning a trip includes the identification of an orphanage to work in, assessment of the work that needs doing, raising of the funds needed to carry out the work, liaising with the local contacts to compile a materials list for works to be completed and deciding on the number of locals required to complete that work. Read on..
  • December 8th, 2015
    Our Halloween trip this year started out from Dublin airport on Sunday 25th Of October 2015,and while there were only a few travelling, I was really looking forward to the trip as it would be my first venture North of Port au Prince to Kenscoff. Read more....
  • August 23rd, 2015
    Its hard to put into words the rollercoaster of emotions felt on our most recent trip to the orphanage in Kenscoff, Haiti. Read more.........
  • May 15th, 2015
    Having travelled with our fellow Volunteers from Dublin via New York we parted company outside the airport at Port au Prince where our ‘Big Boss’ for the next week in the form of the one and only Gena Heraty from Westport welcomed us and brought us to her Orphanage in Kenscoff. Read more....
  • April 28th, 2015
    On Friday 27th April we set out from Dublin and after spending overnight in New York we landed in Port au Prince, Haiti on Saturday 28th April 2015. It was at the airport that the group of 11 split into two teams. Three members of the group met with Mayo native Gena Heraty and travelled to her orphanage north of Port au Prince in Kenscoff. Read more...............
  • December 20th, 2013
    The final phase of the project was completed in late October/ early November, a group of twelve Irish volunteers travelled to the orphanage on October 26th for a week to finish the building work.
  • December 19th, 2013
    Our second trip this year to Haiti took place in June/July; we travelled out to Ill a Vache to work on the Physiotherapy room which was started last February.
  • April 17th, 2013
    I'm Nuala Falvey and I travelled solo to Haiti on March 23rd. After a stopover in New York, and after the usual jeep journey to Le Caye, I arrived on Il a Vache on Sunday evening 24th March. This was my fourth trip to Haiti and my first trip travelling alone.
  • April 17th, 2013
    The first project trip for 2013 rolled around really quickly. The project plan was to build the foundation and pour the concrete floor for the new physiotherapy unit. We also had two very exciting initiatives planned which we were really looking forward to.
  • February 8th, 2013
    Haiti Orphanage Project ESPWA were delighted to be selected as one of two Irish Life Staff Charities for 2012. On January 29th 2013 Irish Life Group presented us with a generous donation of €70,000 . . .
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