Before the holiday posts begin, I wanted to introduce you to one last staff member…   Security and Gatekeeper… James Compère (aka, Minokal) Minokal (we almost never call him James, except on official occasions) has worked for us for the past several years. He currently holds the position of security guard/gatekeeper.  He welcomes school parents,…

  Introducing: this year’s development staff!  As an entity, we often call the development department simply “DDL,” arising from its French description: Département Développement de Lemuel.  These are the men and woman who work most directly and tangibly in the physical development of the community.  In addition to their regular work, the development department is…

Here Jinel and Mme Celisa are planting a passion fruit vine.  (They also planted 4 pomegranate trees and a habanero pepper plant, all of them just outside the cafeteria building.)  Maybe one day, we’ll be drinking juice from that vine! You can meet all of our hospitality staff in this post here.

Introducing: this year’s hospitality staff!  If you ever come to Lemuel to visit, you will be received and served by these bright, smiling faces.   The Fearless Director… Jinel   The Ladies in the Kitchen…   Mme Celisa   Mme Wisly   Mme Bogi   Mme Gulbert   Ciline   The Lady in the Yard……

In Lemuel’s school, the kids learn about the importance of trees and of taking care of their environment through being responsible for a small plot of trees in the yard.  Here, the sixth grade class waters their trees.

  Life and work in Haiti is full of adventures and creative solutions…     Although Samuel had hoped to finish the cafeteria roof before he left, it became impossible due to a series of setbacks.  However, the men he has trained have been able to continue the work in his absence.  And they are…

As the new work year begins, school news tends to dominate the blog.  However, there are many other happenings at Lemuel as well these days. Take for instance, the construction of the cafeteria.     A cafeteria has long been on our list of “someday-hopefully-soon”needs.  Due to a special donation, we were able to begin the…

This morning I headed over to the Lemuel campus around 8:00.  Armed with my camera, my mission was to get pictures of everything going on so I could give you an idea of what a typical morning at Lemuel is like… Since I was entering the campus from the airstrip I came to the pretty…

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