Superheroes Incognito

I ran across Spider-Man the other day (I didn’t know superheroes lived on La Gonave!).

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Starfysh Publishes Haitian Creole Early Reader

After nearly a year of preparation, translating, and illustrating, Starfysh is excited to announce the release of our first book, An Nou Li (Let’s Read!), an early childhood reader.

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A Solar Hospital: This is the Vision. This is the Goal.

The final architectural drawings have been completed for a sorely-needed hospital for La Gonave. It will have 44 inpatient beds, a 4-bed emergency room, and two surgery suites.

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A More Realistic Rendition

Saturday morning. It snowed last night. Christmas tree is lit. I'm on my second mug of strong, black coffee (why, Haitian, of course).

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Howdy Partner

I have progress to report, along with a challenge for those interested in making a significant and immediate impact on the island.

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If It’s Glamour We’re After…

I suppose it's a bit unreasonable to think that in these hard economic times one could make a go of a business whose sole purpose is for the benefit of someone else, not us. But there you go.

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It’s Both/And

Well, after a year of planning, we were finally able to start a program of feeding hungry kids. We had to cut down the size of program we initially had planned because we would not have been able to continue to fund it at the pace we have been receiving funds.

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Buying Presence

The catch-22 is this: on the one hand we want so badly to be about the work (and only about the work) of helping people. To help them dig out of their despair, to bandage their wounds.

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