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A clear-eyed look at one volunteer's experience in Haiti: Good intentions are not enough
I am also happy, knowing concerned people that are eager to help people in need. More power and God bless to your foundation. Post a Comment. First, I want to acknowledge any country in the world must find a place for homeless children and help for them. If you choose to help some children, orphaned or no, to acquire their most basic needs, I salute you.
Traveling Alone in Haiti - Haiti Forum
I went again this year with my eyes open a little wider, not jaded exactly but aware of why some people view these volunteer trips with justified skepticism. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, a place where sewage runs down the streets of the capital and children die because they don't have clean water. It is in desperate need of helpers. Still, I sometimes roll my eyes when Americans visit for a week and come home declaring that their lives have been changed, as if they were not going to happily resettle into their comfy routines. My editor asked me if these trips are just a way for rich people to lessen their collective guilt, and I think that sometimes they are.
Suddenly I heard a big noise, and I saw Paula and Andrew jumping off their seats to take refuge under the threshold of the door. Zaka and Frero joined them. Since it was already raining dust from the ceiling, I slipped under a table for protection.