Pastor's Mission Trip to Haiti

In 2010, Haiti was struck with a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, causing massive damage and loss of life.  Pastor Shim traveled there with a group of aide workers and came back with these pictures.

The Journey

at the airport, leaving for Haiti

approaching Haiti coastline

decending for a landing

outside the Haiti airport

spartan airport bus, bench seats

arriving at the lodging site

The Devastation

piles of rubble everywhere

remains of buildings and walls

courtyard filled with rubble

so much cleanup to be done

collapsed building by roadside

utterly destroyed building

The Work

cement block brought in to rebuild

workers laying a new foundation

pile of sand to make mortar

mixing the cement and sand

scaffolding on a repaired building

locals and volunteers labor together