Eternal Hope in Haiti (EHIH) is a mission organization that provides free medical care through quarterly mobile clinics and runs an orphanage for abandoned and medically fragile children. We are also currently in the process of building a new orphanage. To that end ,we have mission teams comprised of medical and non-medical volunteers. If you are interested in serving in any of these capacities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. and refer to the volunteer handbook.
The following information and recommendations are provided for individuals who participate in the mission trip to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Eternal Hope in Haiti organizes trips to Haiti in March, June, August and December. This is a condensed version of the information provided in the volunteer handbook. For comprehensive information and forms please see the volunteer handbook.
Advice for travelers in international settings in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC):
- ***Lightweight luggage – 1 10 lb carry- on for volunteers personal needs. Checked bag allotments are utilized by EHIH to allow transport for essential organizational items at time of trip.
- Insect repellant (95% deet) essential
- Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer
- Summer clothes: skirts or dresses for the women (modest please!) and slacks or jeans for the men for clinical experiences-scrubs also acceptable for both men and women
- Comfortable covered toe shoes
- Pair of jeans for Citadel excursion
- Beach apparel (modest please)
- Small bills ($1 bills are best) for tipping, transportation, shopping-cokes are $1 and safe for drinking
- Food items to bring:granola bars, crackers, lollipops and tootsie rolls are great for the children and for snacks for the clinic and lunch on working days
- Water Bottle
- For Healthcare Providers
- Students should wear nametags
- Alcohol pads