Voices from Haiti & South Sudan

What to pack for Haiti

What to Pack!?   While Haiti may at first conjure up images of poverty and natural disasters, it is a Caribbean nation with a raw beauty and a fascinating culture. The temperature remains relatively consistent in Haiti throughout the year, averaging above 80... read more

St. Bakhita, More than a School

“I am happy to be studying and I have a home [St. Bakhita School] which is keeping me, but I miss my mother and brother Lopeta. Mother said she would come and see me and even take me to where she is living but she never came back. And she has not sent any message. It... read more

A Mother’s Worry

“If MBB didn’t pay for Michoudelene to go to school, I don’t think that she would be in school now.. I don’t know how I would help her continue her studies. Her older brother and sister are also in school, in the same class (year) as she is (7th).” ­- Orelus... read more

Growth in Gros Morne

“There was a man in the street with small coconut trees for sale and I told my mom that I  wanted one. When I came back from church, there was one waiting for me. I planted it here.”- MBB Scholar Roicka  ... read more

It Takes a Village…

“MBB helps with the school fees and helps a lot of the children [in the program] who live further away with the safe home[s]. We parents have to make an effort, too. We have to do our part.”- Dad of MBB Scholar Kettia read more

Smiles Say a Thousand Words

 “It’s a good thing that MBB helps with education because families will always find something for their children to eat, but school is secondary.”- Mom of MBB Scholar Leiby read more