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

Samanza

Grade: Secondary 3

Birthday: August 15

Samanza is lighthearted, sensitive, and loves to joke with the kids and staff. She’s the oldest girl, and with that maturity she displays a deep sense of responsibility and has generous, maternal instincts. She recently learned how to sew, embroidery, and designed a dress! She is currently learning two languages, Hebrew and Japanese. Samanza loves to dance and play the guitar. In the future she would like to be a social worker.

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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