Port-du-Prince, Haiti

After spending two days in the Dominican Republic we began our journey at about 3:30 a.m. CST.  We boarded our first bus in Jarabaco, D.R.  We drove to the Capitol city of Santa Domingo.  Most of us are used to booking on line or through sites such as Travelocity and others.  We had to purchase tickets for each leg of our trip each time we arrived at a destination.  When we reached Santa Domingo we met our entire group and Scott went in to purchase our tickets.  There are 10 total.  Our host in the D.R., Michael and Lisa Ballentine drove their pickup and took two others with them to complete the advance work for our team.  The remainder purchased bus tickets and waited about an hour to board and another before we departed.   Continue Reading…

Dominican Republic

Today was our second full day in the Dominican Republic.  This morning started a bit different but ended much the same.   We split up to accomplish different objectives.  Scott, Mark and Bart went to visit a chicken farmer.  One goal in the D.R. is to provide income for the ministry and jobs for those who so desperately need one.  The poultry industry is huge in this country and they’re trying to find an independent producer who they can partner with.  Bart thinks they made some progress. Continue Reading…

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