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Janet Montgomery

A Grueling Trip to Janou

Last week, Bill set off to make the trip up to Janou to see the damage there.  Along the road to the trail head, everywhere had sustained damage!  There were many sheet and tarp encampments where people are sleeping as they are afraid to sleep inside any shelter that remains. …

Collapsed walls on a house in Bedzime

God Opened the Doors!!

Bill DID get to Haiti this past week!  God opened the doors!  It was amazing!!  All commercial flights were fully booked except for one seat that they wanted $2000 for.  I was extremely disappointed that this major airline was price gouging good people trying to get to Haiti to help. …

Tragedy strikes again!! Please read!!

Tragedy has struck Haiti again!  The 7.2 earthquake on Saturday was devastating for our area of Haiti on the southern coast!  Our base on Ile a Vache was well built and looks like it only has some cracks, but many Haitian houses were destroyed. The other two villages we were …

A Team Trip to Janou and Habitat Pics!

The second week of June, the first team to come to Haiti with JUST MERCY since January of 2020 arrived by plane in Les Cayes from Port au Prince: Shaun from MO who has been a diver helping to put in the marine habitats on previous trips,  B.J. from KY …

A Little Help for Bedzimel and a Seawall

The last few weeks have been busy.  Bill tells the tale: Bedzimel  (actually Baiu de Mesle pronounced Bedzimel) is a village on the mainland across the sea from Ile a Vache about 11 miles.  We’ve been engaged to some extent with them for several years and park our old pickup at …