Category: Haiti

Our Work in Haiti: The Impact

CMBM brings hope and healing to those who experienced terrible losses in the January 2010 earthquake.

Hope Amidst the Rubble

Gaim Life’s “Stories of Hope” series features CMBM’s work in Haiti

Day 5: Images of Our Time Together

Often without words, old and young, farmers as well as physicians, create a climate of acceptance in which everyone seems to feel safe.

Amazing Graces: Days Two, Three and Four

Discussing trauma in a supportive group environment helps those stricken with grief find joy

In Jacmel: The Missing Twin

…in the background for everyone in this coastal city, and all the surrounding communities, as well as in Port-au-Prince, is the tide of losses that came with the January 2010 earthquake. The deaths of children seem the hardest to bear.

Amazing Graces: Days Two, Three, and Four

Amazing Graces: Days Two, Three, and Four

…in the background for everyone in this coastal city, and all the surrounding communities, as well as in Port-au-Prince, is the tide of losses that came with the January 2010 earthquake. The deaths of children seem the hardest to bear.

Amazing Graces: Days Two and Three

One of the remarkable things about our trainings is how often people who at first seem utterly closed down—walled off with indifference and suspicion, sunken beneath sorrow—suddenly come alive, sharing what they have not spoken of before; discovering new worlds of feelings, possibilities, hope.

Day 1 of the Training- Jacmel, Haiti

120 trainees and 40 international faculty, interns, interpreters and staff come together in Haiti’s Soeurs Salesiennes School to learn techniques for addressing trauma.

Arriving in Jacmel

At the community center in Jacmel, faculty, Haitian interns, and seasoned trainees come together to plan a future program

In Haiti

Trainees in Jacmel, Haiti will learn the science and practice of self-care, in a supportive small-group setting led by Dr. Gordon and Center faculty.