Selfless acts

Skin covered with blistering scabs, the little girl stares at the “blanc” doctor examining her wounds. An older boy, another orphan, gently unbuttons the strap on her pink dress and lifts her arm, revealing a yellow, golf-ball-sized abscess protruding from black skin. She starts to cry. To learn more about Mission MANNA and how you […]

Diary of a journey: Asheville’­s Mission Manna team in Haiti (with ongoing coverage via Twitter)

“Arrived Montrouis late last night after dark drive from Port au Prince. Good to be here!” was the word Saturday night from a group of Asheville doctors, nurses and volunteers from Mission Manna who fly regularly to Haiti to provide health services.

We see a lot of extremes in Haiti. Beautiful kids living in dire poverty, for example. Last night we saw a rainbow on one side of the mountain, and a breath-taking sunset on the other.