Mitch Albom: Haitian student torn between college in Michigan and his earthquake-ravaged family (Detroit Free Press)

Bettinie

Grade: Coll├ęge 2

Nickname: Babu, Melissa
Birthday: October 15

Bright, inquisitive, and generous, Bettinie is often the first to share and help others, giving out snacks to hungry people on the street or sharing her own plate with whomever is near. She loves cooking and fashion. Her favorite subject in school is History because she likes to learn about things that happened a long time ago. Her favorite thing about the mission is that there are a lot of kids and there is always someone to talk to. You’ll always find her with a book in her hand and eager to learn.

Updates from the Mission

News from Haiti after Saturday’s Earthquake // UPDATES

UPDATE, October 3: Siem Lafleur and his mother, Clodine, pose in front of where Clodine is now living in Edward, Haiti, after the earthquake hit on Aug. 14, 2021. Mitch Albom wrote about Siem leading relief efforts, and the emotion toil of being torn between college...

In Loving Memory of Mr. Phedre

It is with great sadness that we share the sudden passing of a beloved teacher at the Have Faith Haiti Mission, “Mr. Phedre.”

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