The Mombin Crochu Clinic has been sponsored and supported across June 2018 by the generosity of our friends Larry and Claudette Lansrud of Tampa, Florida, in honor of Larry’s mother, Lila Lansrud. We thank them and thank God for their compassionate support of God’s children in need through VPI.
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with your soul and with all your strength, and love your neighbor as yourself” Luke 10:27 Rev. John DeBevoise Sylvia Campbell MD Jeanne Gres CRNA Gail Sadler ARNP Rosie Abbs RN Alicia Bathon RN Karen Muniz RN Tamara Joseph RN Jean Neptune RN Terry […]
I do not know how often Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Holy time of the Lenten journey, and Valentine’s Day, a secular celebration of unconditional love, fall on the same day.
This is the only time in my memory that this has occurred, although I am sure it is not the first.
Bringing Clean Water to Rural Haiti In the rural mountains beyond the village of Mombin Crochu, Haiti, the only way to get water for a family’s needs is to walk to the nearest water source with buckets and carry the water back. This is most often the job of children and women and, because water […]
The Gift of a Cow I met her outside her thatched hut in Papoli, Uganda and we sat under a tree for shade. She was a widow and was caring for her six children alone. Most often, women who become widowed will leave their children to go off and look for another man. But this […]