Kiwanis in Montego Bay, Jamaica January 26 – February 3, 2009 Have you ever travelled to another country knowing when you ...
On our way to WestHaven Children’s Home in  Copse, Jamaica
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Nine of the group of sixteen Kiwanians plus Thomas (far right), one of the eight Jamaicans who worked with us.
Building #5 –  Needed to house approx. 18 older children who have some ability to care for themselves.
We placed seven trucks of cement
Setting up the chute from the cement truck
Cement coming down the chute
Bucket Brigade to move the cement
Dry, solid floor the next morning
Laying rebar for the next set of rooms
Seven trucks of cement placed using buckets and wheelbarrows
Everyone helped with the bucket brigade
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Rafts on the Great River Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Frankie and Jason The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
Kevin The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
I enjoyed helping KerryAnne with her lunch every day The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
Colleen is such a sweet girl who enjoys purses and dressing nicely The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
Children waiting for the rain to pass The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
Tenise, a girl who smiles often and loves to dance.  She had an epileptic seizure when I was walking with her one day. The...
As do most of the children at WestHaven, Debbi loves giving and receiving hugs. The wonderful children of Westhaven Childr...
A fellow Kiwanian, Kathy Gamboni, with Njaoki – who gave and received more hugs than any other child at WestHaven while I ...
Taking a break from the construction to walk with Tenise The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Making mud for the knockdown on the walls
Fellow Kiwanian, Barbara Fisher works at painting the front gate of WestHaven
Making more cement
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
Montego Bay, Jamaica
On our way to Blossom Garden Orphanage
 
Blossom Garden Entrance
Sign in entranceway
Cheerfully painted rooms
The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
O We The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Montego Bay, Jamaica Kiwanis Club of Hatboro Horsham Kiwanis International Mission Jamaica Days Inn Horsham All worked tog...
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  1. 1. Kiwanis in Montego Bay, Jamaica January 26 – February 3, 2009 Have you ever travelled to another country knowing when you boarded the airplane that you would not know a single person in that country?
  2. 2. On our way to WestHaven Children’s Home in Copse, Jamaica
  3. 3. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  4. 4. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  5. 5. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  6. 6. Nine of the group of sixteen Kiwanians plus Thomas (far right), one of the eight Jamaicans who worked with us.
  7. 7. Building #5 – Needed to house approx. 18 older children who have some ability to care for themselves.
  8. 8. We placed seven trucks of cement
  9. 9. Setting up the chute from the cement truck
  10. 10. Cement coming down the chute
  11. 11. Bucket Brigade to move the cement
  12. 12. Dry, solid floor the next morning
  13. 13. Laying rebar for the next set of rooms
  14. 14. Seven trucks of cement placed using buckets and wheelbarrows
  15. 15. Everyone helped with the bucket brigade
  16. 16. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  17. 17. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  18. 18. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  19. 19. Rafts on the Great River Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  20. 20. Frankie and Jason The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  21. 21. Kevin The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  22. 22. I enjoyed helping KerryAnne with her lunch every day The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  23. 23. Colleen is such a sweet girl who enjoys purses and dressing nicely The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  24. 24. Children waiting for the rain to pass The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  25. 25. Tenise, a girl who smiles often and loves to dance. She had an epileptic seizure when I was walking with her one day. The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  26. 26. As do most of the children at WestHaven, Debbi loves giving and receiving hugs. The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  27. 27. A fellow Kiwanian, Kathy Gamboni, with Njaoki – who gave and received more hugs than any other child at WestHaven while I was there The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  28. 28. Taking a break from the construction to walk with Tenise The wonderful children of Westhaven Children’s Home
  29. 29. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  30. 30. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  31. 31. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  32. 32. Making mud for the knockdown on the walls
  33. 33. Fellow Kiwanian, Barbara Fisher works at painting the front gate of WestHaven
  34. 34. Making more cement
  35. 35. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  36. 36. Sights along the way to Westhaven Children’s Home
  37. 37. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  38. 38. On our way to Blossom Garden Orphanage
  39. 40. Blossom Garden Entrance
  40. 41. Sign in entranceway
  41. 42. Cheerfully painted rooms
  42. 43. The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
  43. 44. The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
  44. 45. The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
  45. 46. O We The wonderful orphans of Blossom Garden who need families to adopt them
  46. 47. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  47. 48. Montego Bay, Jamaica Kiwanis Club of Hatboro Horsham Kiwanis International Mission Jamaica Days Inn Horsham All worked together to help orphans in Jamaica

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