Category: Haiti

Getting to the Reality of Life in Haiti

As we are getting close to the halfway point of the trip, none of us knows if we feel like we just arrived or if we have been here forever. One thing is for sure, Haiti has taught everyone to live in the present and nothing else! Between our time working hard on our project, learning to speak Kreyol, enduring long tap-tap rides and experiencing too many truly Haitian moments to count, we have learned a lot while becoming an OG family.

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Beach Day Hurray!

For our day off on Sunday, Team OG Haiti headed to a beach outside Port-au-Prince. Cramming 15 people into a tap-tap that probably should have sat only 8, we headed out of the city. Two flat tires and a few hours later, we arrived perfectly

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Bienveni en Ayiti!

The group has arrived! All participants are safe and sound after being welcomed by a konpa band at the airport and surviving the craziness that is Haitian customs. In our first two days, we’ve accomplished so much its hard even to recount it all. We

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You, Me and Ayiti

In less than 12 hours, OG Haiti Grassroots Engineering will begin! All of our preparations are complete and we’re super stoked that our team is arriving very soon. We won’t bore you with too long an update but there’s a couple quick moments that are

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Bon Bagay en Ayiti!

And so it begins… Another year, another summer of OG trips and another new faraway place to call ‘home’ for a few months. But this summer, its a little different. This summer, instead of criss-crossing one or even several countries and working with a variety

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