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Tom's Travelogue

Before I get into the story, it should be said that everyone ended up fine. Shortly before I left for Haiti, there was news 17...

Help4Haiti and BonZeb

Our partners, Help4Haiti, are raising funds to start a BonZeb farm in Dume. You can see Help4Haiti founder Louis Chalmers touring the...

Kiln Delivered!

It's been a rocky year of missed opportunities, but last week our kiln was finally delivered to the BonZeb farm. Now the work begins with...

Expanding the Board

BonZeb is looking for a new board member, ideally someone with grant writing experience. If this describes you or someone you know,...

The Year in Review

2020 started on a very promising note for BonZeb. Haiti was reopening after months of political strife and protests. During our January...

Meet Marcel and Christophe

BonZeb's latest hires are great with a plow. Marcel and Christophe are helping prepare fields for elephant grass. And after they rest up,...

We got the ox.

Or oxen to be more precise. And a plow. Planting season will be much easier on the farm, thanks to all your kind donations. But these...

Coronavirus Reaches Haiti

The novel coronavirus has spread to hundreds of countries, and last week, Haiti had its first two cases. Covid-19, the disease caused by...

Fire on the Farm

On Sunday morning we had a fire sweep through field number three on the far side of the stream. This is the same field that the workers...

January 2020 Trip, Day 9

Last morning in Haiti. Finally cooled off last night, after a rain shower came through. A pleasant 73° at 6am, on its way to 83° at...

January 2020 Trip, Day 8

Final full day in Haiti. Wasn't able to reach Fr. Romel in Mirebalais, so we are taking it a bit slower over the mountains and enjoying...

January 2020 Trip, Day 7

Past the halfway point of the trip. Thank you Lord for keeping us safe. One more trek over the mountains to the Department Centre, and...

January 2020 Trip, Day 6

Today started way too early. Power went out, fans stopped, mosquitoes attacked. Mom got bit on the lip by something, so by six o'clock we...

January 2020 Trip, Day 5

Daylight has broken over Villa Cana. We met Fr. Francois in the dining pavilion at 8:10 and followed him to UNDH School of Agriculture...