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  • 1. Our Matenwa Family These are photos of Hannah and Peter’s visit to Matenwa in July 2009
  • 2. Inside the Ferry
    • Hawkers selling everything from water to live chickens to lottery tickets to cold medicine!!!
  • 3. On the Ferry
    • Peter, Rishi and Dev - WAITING!!!!
  • 4. Arriving at La Gonave
    • Isle de la Gonâve i s an Island of Haiti where the Matenwa school is located.
  • 5. Arriving at the Port of Isle de la Gonave
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    • A Traditional Ferry/Cargo boat unloading its cargo
  • 7. Our “Taxi” for the two hour drive up the mountain to Matenwa
  • 8. Sorry Rishi, no phone service out here. Who are you going to call for help anyway?
  • 9. We make it to Matenwa!!! It looks just like the pictures.
  • 10. Some Images from Matenwa School
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  • 15. Some faces of the Matenwa. It is all about the children .
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  • 22. Our Hosts and now life long friends, the Cajuste Family This is Janose.
  • 23. This is my friend Robert CaJuste – Just about the best man I know.
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  • 25. SOPHIA - A natural beauty, just like her momma .
  • 26. Flooly - Lovely, quiet hard working and just a little bit mischievous.
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  • 28. Shooly - The litle girl we never had ourselves. Fun, fearless and a joy in every way.
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  • 31. Sunday after church, all the Neighbors come over. Of course thay are always welcomed with love.
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  • 36. The Boat Ride Home
    • Having missed the “modern” ferry. We got a chance to ride on the wooden transport ferry/sailboat/freighter. It leaves when enough riders show up to make it worth the captains while. In this case, it took about 2 hours.
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    • Waiting for the boat to leave. It’s hot out there in the sun.
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    • Finally we are on our way!
  • 39. Hoisting the mainsail. The boom and mast are made from entire tree trunks!
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    • Back to the mainland. Our Welcome Committee. Dada, Jagat and Vishwa. More adventures to come soon!!!
  • 43. Back on the Main Island!!!! We made it – What a trip we had.