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On Location – Photography in Haiti: Mobile Medical Clinic in Rural Village of Dondon

Waiting for care is a photographic essay of people waiting to be treated at a one day mobile medical clinic in the village of Dondon, Haiti.  All the photographs were taken on November 9th, 2011.  This collection of 13 images has recently been accepted to the Social Documentary website, dedicated to using the power of [...]

By |2013-10-01T08:06:50-07:00October 1st, 2013|Haiti, Healthcare|0 Comments

Haiti Mobile Healthcare Clinic

An open stairway climbs the outside back wall of a church in the village of Lorie, in rural northern Haiti. It leads to a low abutting roof, a gap in mason covered wood slats, and a view into the church. In November 2012, the church was transformed into a medical clinic run by the Haitian [...]

By |2013-01-08T19:54:01-07:00January 8th, 2013|Haiti, Healthcare|0 Comments

Hurricane Sandy in Haiti

Reminders from the 3 days of torrential rain in southern of Haiti are many, compliments of Hurricane Sandy.  A week before striking New York City, Sandy was parked just east of Haiti, sucking water from the Caribbean and dumping it back over the land.  It was worst in the south, with upwards of 20 inches [...]

By |2012-11-10T00:16:31-07:00November 10th, 2012|Haiti, Healthcare|2 Comments

Happy 4th of July

Portraits of Haiti - Patient at Lorie clinic. Native Americans and Alaskans account for 1.2% of the U.S. population. The rest of us are immigrants.   HAPPY 4th of JULY!   This woman was one of 1500 patients treated in five days at a mobile healthcare clinic in Haiti, run by the U.S based HACAOT.org. [...]

By |2012-07-05T06:59:08-07:00July 5th, 2012|Haiti, Healthcare|3 Comments

Partners In Health Mobile Clinic in Rural Rwanda – Health and Solidarity

The summit Mount Muhavura volcano is 4127 meters.   The Rwandan village of  Nyamucucu is too small to be found on most maps. An extinct volcano,  Mount Muhavura, dominates the western sky.  The eastern border with Uganda is unmarked, somewhere between Nyamucucu’s high ridge top and the lush valley below.   Uganda [...]

By |2015-09-15T18:38:32-07:00December 2nd, 2009|Healthcare, Rwanda|5 Comments

Arthritis Treatment for Emmanuel’s Mother

Arthritis affects people worldwide - elders in Rwanda as well as the U.S. For the next three weeks I’ll be staying with my good friend Emmanuel, in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.  The oldest in his family, Emmanuel willingly cares for his younger brothers and sisters, some nieces and nephews, and two adopted [...]

By |2013-01-28T23:36:12-07:00November 12th, 2009|Healthcare, Rwanda|1 Comment