Lessons Learned during Civil Unrest

2019-11-24T15:05:56-06:00November 24th, 2019|ALL BLOGS|

    It has been a difficult year for the citizens of Haiti. Since the beginning of 2019 rumblings of unrest have presented. In September 2019 the civil unrest came and stayed. The lack of gasoline prevented both travel for people and goods across the country, and the prices of food increased dramatically.  The protesters blocked roads making life difficult. Schools have been closed and life is at a stand still. Most projects in Haiti have in-country directors from United States, Canada and France. The roll of the in country director is to keep things moving and direct when and [...]

Update On Haiti Unrest

2019-03-11T13:33:08-05:00February 20th, 2019|ALL BLOGS, Mission Trips|

Hi Friends! We have some important information to go over the latest happenings in Haiti. Before we dive into what those are, we do want to let you know that our children, staff, and volunteers are all safe!! So many of LOVE Takes Root caring volunteers, donors and sponsors have been asking how is everyone doing in Haiti. We are blessed to report everyone is safe and although no activities such as school, transportation, gas stations, markets have reopened, things are quiet in Jacmel. Volunteers are safe! LOVE Takes Root had a trip scheduled this week. A much awaited and prepared [...]

Thinking about a Service Trip?

2019-04-03T10:29:10-05:00October 3rd, 2018|ALL BLOGS, Mission Trips|

This is from a member of the August Service/Mission team.  I love the picliz too! My name is Julia Bobinet, I am a Junior at the University of Iowa studying nursing.  I was raised in the small town of Osage, Iowa.  I was given the opportunity to travel to Haiti with Love Takes Root in August.  This was my first time participating in an international service trip!  At first. I was a little nervous because I had never met my team members, let alone traveled outside of the country without my family.  When we arrived in Haiti our team gathered [...]