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Lila Meade: I woke up to the cacophony of roosters singing in harmony to the response of dogs protesting whatever impending danger they perceived. This started happening at 3am. I’ve forgotten that sleep is not the foremost conversation when we come Haiti – the rhythm of this country is such that sleep is overrated. Especially […]

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On January 27th, we had our annual VHP Spring leadership retreat. The retreat was an excellent opportunity to come together again after the break apart and continue to strengthen our bond as a group, improve our way of operating, and prepare for the year ahead.
During the retreat, we were fortunate enough to be joined by […]

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On Wednesday, November 8th, VHP held a General Body meeting during which each committee presented a “microtimeline”: what we have been up to this semester, and what is coming up for the rest of the semester or year. Each presenter was given 1-2 minutes to speak. After the microtimeline portion, we had an envelope stuffing […]

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I first met Peter just a few months ago on the March trip to Haiti.
He approached from afar, and Lila and Andrew ran to greet him with warm hugs. He wore his medical student ID, a VHP t-shirt, and a Vassar Greens waterbottle hung from his backpack. He waved to a passing friend on a […]

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Freshman James Landreth ’16 reflects on his first experience at the Haitian Art Auction and Sale this past weekend – the most important date on VHP’s annual calendar! Needless to say, thanks to all of you, the sale was once again a resounding success chock full of memorable and exciting moments. Is it 2014 yet? […]

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VP for Outreach Cindy Fung ’14 shares her take on the event and seeing it to fruition:
For an event that required three months of preparation, thirty student volunteers, and too many excel spreadsheets, the Art and Soul Reception was worth every sleepless night. The reception, first of its kind in the history of VHP, turned […]

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Our Outreach Committee VP and sale organizer Lauren Maclean ’12 had a lot on her plate for this sale. Not only did she organize volunteers and oversee room set up, but she also had to quickly switch the date of  the sale because of an unexpected snow storm.  Here’s how she handled it all.

I always […]

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Robyn Yzelman ’15, one of VHP’s photographers, shares her experience of the sale and some of her pictures.
Last weekend, Jan 20-22, VHP held yet another successful sale – this time in collaboration with CSH (Convent of the Sacred Hearts) in Greenwich, Connecticut. Hearts for Haiti was an event many months in the making, and it […]

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The year we now leave behind was one full of accomplishments both for VHP and Haiti. In Chermaitre, our students  scored second place in regional testing, our medical partners successfully held multiple clinics, and community members planted over 5,000 trees throughout the village! As for VHP, our committees and initiatives kept busy, hosting sales, organizing […]

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Vassar Haiti Project collaborated with the Office of Health Education to hold the Halloween Fun Run! This is a continuation of last year’s Reforestation run that we held in November. We are hoping to continue this work and hold annual Fundraising Runs in the future.
Many students from Vassar Haiti Project volunteered at the event and […]

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