Joseph (on the right), is the oldest at 33 yrs. He is the youngest child in his family, he is a teacher and tutors people in english in his spare time. At CWW he worked in the kitchen assisting the prep cooks. The summer of 2010 Joseph will not be returning to CWW. HeThe house he was building while I was in Haiti, with stood the earth quake!
Samuel (on the left), what can I say. He is 21 going on 12. This country has so much stuff that was overwhelming for him, WalMart was a mind blowing experience. Samuel is the oldest child in his family and bares a huge weight of helping provide for his 8 younger siblings. Samuel will be returning to CWW in 2010. His family’s home was destroyed in the earth quake.
Esaie (on left), my good friend, lost his father at the age of six. He is the oldest in his family of 6, and takes this role very seriously. Esaie says he has to be the father to the others. He likes to play the guitar and to sing, and he loves to play soccer (as do all my guys).
Elys (on right), 22 yrs old, 2nd born son in a family of 5. Loves soccer and working out in the weight room. His older brother Fenel workes at another youth camp in the States. Elys will not be retungin this summer, he has decided to stay in Haiti and help his family that way.
Herode (on right), 22 yrs old and oldest in his family of 9. Likes things to be neat and tidy, was known to sweep out their cabin twice a day. Even with very little in the way of english skills he was endearing and wonderful to be around. will be returning to CWW in 2010. His family’s home was destroyed in the earth quake.
Edens (on left), 22 and the middle child in an a home of 5. He and Herode are best friends. He worked in the dinning hall this year and hopes to be the dinning hall manager next summer (2009). This summer (2010) Edens will be the dinning room manager! His family’s home was destroyed in the earth quake.