Haiti Blog

Blog entries by Haiti-based SOS workers Hilary Atkins and Sophie Preisch
Haiti blog: We will always remember you

Haiti blog: We will always remember you

Jan 13, 2011 02:55 PM

Sophie Preisch reflects on an opportunity for children to remember those lost in the earthquake. Many lost parents, family and friends, and the event was an emotional but essential one.

Haiti blog: A new start

Haiti blog: A new start

Jan 04, 2011 01:15 PM

SOS blogger Sophie Preisch reflects on how displaced families make the best of the conditions they are forced to live in after the destruction of their homes after the earthquake.

Haiti blog: A loving home

Haiti blog: A loving home

Dec 22, 2010 03:40 PM

SOS blogger Sophie Preisch writes on how water supply is limited following the earthquake in Haiti and the hardship it creates for people as they go about their day-to-day lives.

Haiti blog: A boy of few words

Haiti blog: A boy of few words

Dec 16, 2010 09:25 AM

Sophie Preisch blogs about an incredible boy whose calmness and wisdom in the days after the Haiti earthquake are a source of inspiration to the SOS team who care for him.

Haiti blog: Christmas cookies under palm trees

Haiti blog: Christmas cookies under palm trees

Dec 15, 2010 02:45 PM

Sophie Preisch reflects on how the earthquake disaster which struck Haiti in early 2010 will mean a very different Christmas for many of the country's families.

Haiti blog: Life in the shelters

Haiti blog: Life in the shelters

Dec 15, 2010 11:20 AM

SOS Children constructed temporary shelters on the grounds of Santo Village to accommodate children who have lost their parents. The shelters have been completed, and the children have now moved in.

Haiti blog: Exchanging views on life

Haiti blog: Exchanging views on life

Dec 15, 2010 11:05 AM

School life has changed dramatically since the quake in January 2010. Twice as many children are studying at the SOS School than before the quake, with many lessons being held in tents.

Haiti blog: Water in any language is sweet

Haiti blog: Water in any language is sweet

Nov 19, 2010 09:45 AM

Hilary Atkins reflects on the importance of ensuring children in Haiti get clean water in the wake of a cholera epidemic. A new filtration system is saving lives.

Haiti blog: Learning plumbing in Cap Haitien

Haiti blog: Learning plumbing in Cap Haitien

Nov 17, 2010 11:30 AM

This week, Haiti blogger Hilary Atkins reflects on how youngsters are learning a trade so that they can live an independent life and support their families later on.

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