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American Friendship Foundation

Interview with Dr. Bordes

Meet Dr. Bordes, an OB/GYN who manages a medical clinic for the community of Canaan, Haiti. Dr. Bordes started his work here following the 2010 earthquake when hundreds of thousands of people were sent to this “temporary” camp outside of Port-au-Prince. Six years...

Imagine Having 70 Kids!

During our October 2016 trip to Haiti, we had a chance to sit down with our friend Déluc Silar and find out how things are going at the Ororaedh Orphanage. One of the things that we absolutely love about Silar, and a big reason that we wholeheartedly support his...

School Update with Jean Philippe Sauveur

In this 2-minute video, we introduce you to Jean Philippe Sauveur, the director of the J Nissi School in Haiti. Watch this video to hear how the school is doing, some of the challenges of growing up in Cité Soleil, and Jean Philippe's hope for his students. (Recorded...

Vision Clinic for Parents at J Nissi School

The week has been flying by for our AFF team in Haiti this week. Today, we had the opportunity to put on a vision clinic at the J Nissi School in Cité Soleil for all the parents of our students. Our focus was on handing out glasses for “up close” activities like...

Walking with Hubermann

When you spend time in Haiti, you frequently get surprised by the amazing people you meet and the opportunities to help that seem to come out of nowhere. Especially when a guy like Hubermann takes you wandering about! During a visit to Dr. Bordes’ medical clinic in...

Back to School in Haiti

"People often ask, why go to Haiti? What can change? I ask you to look into the eyes of anyone of these children from Cite Soleil and ask them. Has school changed you? Has having food daily at school changed you? Does hope for tomorrow change you? We will meet the new...

Food Deliveries After Hurricane Matthew

AFF was able to make our first food deliveries to the orphanage and the J Nissi School in Cite Soleil just two days after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti. Jackson, our man on the ground in Haiti, was able to make his way around Port-au-Prince to deliver these...

Hurricane Matthew Update from Haiti – Initial Impact

We were fortunate today to hear some updates on how people around Port-au-Prince are doing in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.  The reports came from Jackson, our man on the ground in Haiti who handles food deliveries and other special assignments at to our...

Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti

We were deeply saddened to learn that on Tuesday, October 4th, Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The hurricane is a category 4 storm that is expected to deliver 140 mph winds and massive amounts of rainfall. As we get updates from our local...