Edney

Birthday: November 20
Grade: Secondary 1 (High School)

Bright like his cousin Widley who also lives at the Mission, Edney is inquisitive and precocious. We are sure the “E” in his name stands for “encyclopedia,” his favorite book, for all the information he eagerly absorbs. He often conducts independent research on biology, animals, and anatomy. After all, science is his favorite subject. Edney’s efforts will be useful for his future career as a scientist and doctor, as he hopes to find a cure for brain cancer and take care of his family when they are sick. We have no doubt that Edney’s compassion will make for the perfect bedside manner! This young scholar also has a passion for classical music. His favorite instruments are the piano and violin and his favorite piece to play on the former is “Moonlight Sonata.” Inspired by the greats, including Mozart and Beethoven, Edney would like to compose his own classical pieces one day. He considers Mr. Mitch and Manno his role models: Mitch for his encouragement and willingness to help others, Manno, a fellow resident and future doctor at the Mission for his humility and dedication to becoming a pediatrician. What’s next on Edney’s to-do list? Learn Latin.

Updates from the Mission

Holiday Happenings at Have Faith Haiti

Holy exclamations, Batman, that's a lot of alliteration! But there was also a lot of spirit as we celebrated the holy season. Over the weekend we honored some of our sports folks. We broke bread together on Christmas eve, and Manno, home from college for the first...

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Learning How to Care for Our Planet

Last weekend, students at Have Faith Haiti were treated to an all-day field trip to an ecological reserve called Wynne Farm.  Taking a multi-faceted approach to nature preserve, Wynne Farm is one of the few nature attractions, ecological parks, environmental schools,...

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A Week of Scientific Exploration

Science Week came to Have Faith Haiti, thanks to Dan and Beth Wenkel, two scientists from Minnesota who devoted an entire week to different science projects and lessons for students at every education level.  First and foremost, a lesson on safety. Mirlande and...

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Celebrating Childhood Health and Literacy, at Home and Abroad

On Sunday, October 14, the Chika Fund at the Have Faith Haiti Mission, along with SAY Detroit Play Center’s literacy programming, were recipients of fundraised at the benefit launch for Mitch Albom’s latest book, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven. Babu, currently...

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