Here in Haiti

Here in Haiti

Garden Project Update

ByByLeslee JaegerNovember 14, 20201 min read

This lush Haitian land will soon be turned into small farming plots so that Haitians are able to better feed their families and benefit from the sale of any extra produce. Due to the generous largesse of donors Ellen Schreder…

Working to end hunger …. one garden at a time.

ByByLeslee JaegerJuly 20, 20202 min read

Last year, Ellen Schreder saw both a need and an opportunity. Her work in CapHaitian had come to a standstill due to political unrest in the country of Haiti. Communication with the staff at her guest house and HHW sewing…

Masks, Masks, Masks

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 14, 20202 min read

Since my last post a week ago, we have received orders for close to 5000 cloth masks and have employed two more sewers to help fill the orders. The sewers are trying as best as possible to observe social distancing…

Menstrual Pads to Masks

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 4, 20202 min read

In this pandemic, it is sometimes difficult to be aware of what is happening in the rest of the world. Haiti has had 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus thus far and estimates are that it could spread quickly in a…

International Women’s Day 2020

ByByLeslee JaegerMarch 8, 20201 min read

This year’s theme is Equal for Each, meaning an equal world is an enabled world. Helping Haiti Work is seeking to change the inbalance, one girl and woman at a time. By providing both reproductive and menstrual health education, we…

Thanks to your support, Haitians continue to have hope.

ByByLeslee JaegerNovember 21, 20191 min read

September 2019 Port Margot Initial Loan Group Although the political and economic chaos continues in Haiti, we have been able to maintain financial support both of our seamstresses and microloan women because of our supporters generosity. During the recent MN…

Benefit for Helping Haiti Work

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 13, 20191 min read

LIZ HICKERSON’S QUILT SALE  2019  Fri.    OCT. 25     1:00-3:00                Sat.   OCT. 26   10:00-12:00 LAP/NAP SIZE CONTEMPORARY QUILTS QUILTED WALL HANGINGS & RUNNERS Incorporating Fabrics – From around the WorldHand Dyed     Surface Designed     CommercialUnitarian Universalist Church of Minnetonka (UUCM)2030 Wayzata…

International Day of the Girl

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 9, 20191 min read

Education and knowledge create a girl force that’s unstoppable. That’s why in addition to distributing washable pads, @daysforgirls focuses on health education. This education is the key 🔑 to creating long-lasting, sustainable change in communities. #IDG2019 Educating girls is one of the least…

Haiti Under Seige

ByByLeslee JaegerSeptember 29, 20193 min read

The smiling faces of our Haitian seamstresses and their drivers are because they have secured the gasoline to fill the tanks of their motos and be able to make it home to their families. This gas cost $25 per gallon…