Mission Statement

Stone By Stone- building a road following God's chosen path.  Together with our brothers and sisters of Haiti, we strive to serve the cooperative of HASWEP through Listening, Educating, Supporting, Praying, Working, Advancing.

LESPWA means HOPE in Creole. 
We are full of hope for Haiti.

 

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 FANMI LASANTE

CLINIC

Desab, Haiti

The Staff of Fanmi Lasante

Dr. Gabrielle Petigny Cajuste attended medical school at Universite Quisqueya.  She graduated in 2007.  She completed her residency and has been in general practice for most of her career.  She cares for adults, children, babies and also provides OB/gyn and prenatal care.  She is from Cap Haitian.  She is married.  Her husband is a journalist.

Pauline Estilien is our nurse.  She went to nursing school (4 years) in Port au Prince.  She has been working at the clinic for 10 years.    Her job duties include patient interviews and exams, and pharmacy duties if needed.  One of her goals for Fanmi La Sante clinic is to see it become a large hospital.  She is not married.  She has one child.  She lives in Cabaret.  It takes her about half an hour by motorcycle to get to the clinic.  She enjoys nursing, gardening and going to the market.  When asked what she would like people to know about Haiti, she replied she would like them to know about the hurricane and that Haiti needs a lot of help.

Charnette Simon Jean is our pharmacy tech.  She attended a one year program at university in Port au Prince for pharmacy technician.  She has been working at the clinic for 9 years.  Her job duties include dispensing medications, inventorying the pharmacy and disposing of expired medicines.  One of her goals for Fanmi La Sante clinic is more responsibility within the clinic and staff.  She is 33 years old.  She is married and has two sons.  She lives in Cabaret.  It takes her about half an hour by motorcycle to get to the clinic.  When asked what she would like people to know about Haiti she replied, “Haiti is a good place for everybody to come.”

Marie Finelia Bolivare is one of our health care agents.  She attended a certificate program from the state for this profession.  She has been working with the clinic since 1985, when the clinic was held in the school in the village.  Her job duties include first aid and cleaning the clinic.  One of her goals for Fanmi La Sante clinic is to see the clinic become a big hospital so patients can come and receive more care.   She is 60 years old.  She is married and has 8 children.  She is from Tima and has family in Cabaret.  It takes her 2 hours to walk from Cabaret to the clinic, and 35 minutes to walk from Tima.  When asked what she would like people to know about Haiti she replied that they want Haiti to change and for the country to become healthy.

Jeanty Joseph Clairizime is our other health care agent.  He attended a certificate program from the state for this profession.  He also has been working with the clinic since 1985.  His job duties include first aid, opening and closing the clinic, cleaning in the morning, and upkeep of the water filter.  One of his goals for the clinic is to see it offer more services in order to help more people with their problems.  He is 47 years old.  He is married and has 10 children.  He lives in Desab.  It takes him about 10 minutes to walk to the clinic.  He enjoys agriculture, carpentry, and he is also the director of the village bakery.  When asked what he would like people to know about Haiti he replied, “Most of the time people talk about the city, but there are beautiful parts in the mountains.  People see the cities destroyed by the hurricanes, but Haiti has a lot of fresh air and is beautiful.”

Fenel Jean is our current clinic administrator.  He has been working with the clinic for 9 years.  He has a degree in Business Administration (4 year University program).  His job duties include general administration, overseeing clinic staff and operations, meetings and payroll.  One of his goals for Fanmi La Sante is better function so people from the community will come because we can provide better care.  He is 38 years old.  He is married and has two sons.  He is from Desab but lives in Cabaret.  He enjoys music.  He sings and plays the guitar and accordion.  When asked what he would like people to know about Haiti he replied, “People should not just keep watching TV and the news, but come so you can make a difference.  Make the choice to see for yourself."

Dr. Thimote Fortune is the dentist at Fanmi Lasante.  He went to dental school in Port au Prince.  He is 33 years old.  He and his wife live in Port au Prince.  In order to get to Fanmi Lasante, Dr. Fortune takes a tap tap from Port au Prince to Cabaret, and then a motorcycle to Desab.  In addition to seeing patients at Fanmi Lasante, Dr. Fortune sees patients in Port au Prince by appointment only.