Here in Haiti

Here in Haiti

Helping the Poor without Hurting Them: A Primer

ByByLeslee JaegerApr 3, 20192 min read

Lyndy Zabel, Director of Community Development for the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church recently included this topic in his monthly newsletter. Most people I know want to help those who are less fortunate. But with so many…

This is what we do!

ByByLeslee JaegerMar 29, 20191 min read

Menstrual Health Equality is becoming a buzzword in world health. If you want a better idea of what this means, view the Oscar winning film “Period. End of Sentence” The full length 30 minute film is on Netflix. This is…


ByByKarenMar 1, 20191 min read

Morpheus Concert on May 3rd

ByByKarenFeb 28, 20191 min read

Join us for a fun evening, and 100% of your support will go to our programs in Haiti! Listen to the 11-member band, Morpheus, perform hits from some of music’s greatest classic rock bands–Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steppenwolf, Santana, Chicago,…

New Year, New Space, New Microloans

ByByLeslee JaegerFeb 2, 20192 min read

2019 is year 5 of our organization and brings changes to both our microfinance loans as well as to our sewing program. Ellen Schreder, a partner in our sewing centers, has worked diligently over the past few years to acquire…

Haiti giving back to Venezuela

ByByLeslee JaegerDec 29, 20181 min read

We were recently contacted by a local relief group that is working in Venezuela to help bring financial relief to mothers and children by providing hospitalized children with nutritious food and mothers with diapers. They purchased 200 reusable diapers that…

Why We do This!

ByByLeslee JaegerNov 11, 20182 min read

As word of our Days for Girls reusable menstrual pad program has spread, we have received more and more requests for our seamstresses to supply both education and menstrual pad kits to young girls. Our program is located in CapHaitian…

#NeverAlonePeriod – A Celebrations of Girls and Menstruation

ByByLeslee JaegerOct 15, 20181 min read

Days for Girls, the organization that has provided us with the concept of the reusable menstrual pad kits as well as organizational help, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. As part of the celebration, they have committed to distributing 100,000 kits…


ByByLeslee JaegerOct 2, 20182 min read

Helping Haiti Work and Days for Girls International (DfGI) is preparing for a global celebration of girls and menstruation, coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2018. Over the course of just 28 days,…