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2009 Oct Nov Haiti

Gateway Church of the Nazarene from California went to finish up construction (roof, pews, paint) on a church. I just tagged alone on their trip.
The church was in DesFontaines, Haiti
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Elyse receiving Chocolate and Apples sent by Corey
Elyse receiving Chocolate and Apples sent by Corey
truck issues on the side of the road
truck issues on the side of the road
turkey in the bush
turkey in the bush
looking for a place to.....
looking for a place to.....
church upon arrival
church upon arrival
masons still working on the church
masons still working on the church
inside with no roof
inside with no roof
roof trusses ready to be put together and lifted up
roof trusses ready to be put together and lifted up
pew building
pew building
Bill sanding
Bill sanding
Joe the painter
Joe the painter
Frantz the boss
Frantz the boss
rope tied to the trusses (it was kinda scary at first with them trying to get it lifted upright)
rope tied to the trusses (it was kinda scary at first with them trying to get it lifted upright)
finally the roof truss is up, only how many more to go?
finally the roof truss is up, only how many more to go?
Eric painting
Eric painting
Joe painting
Joe painting
mixing cement mix
mixing cement mix
Joe painting
Joe painting
roof work
roof work
putting the boards up on the trusses (these is what the tin is nailed into)
putting the boards up on the trusses (these is what the tin is nailed into)
Electric
Electric
paint
paint
putting the metal legs on the pew boards  (total of 60 were made) each took 2 boards and 3 legs
putting the metal legs on the pew boards (total of 60 were made) each took 2 boards and 3 legs
Lisa sanding
Lisa sanding
sander  (cooling off)
sander (cooling off)
varnish
varnish
pew boards waiting to dry
pew boards waiting to dry
Frantz sitting upon the roof  waiting on the next board to be handed up to him
Frantz sitting upon the roof waiting on the next board to be handed up to him
is this a new place to take a break?
is this a new place to take a break?
Jean-Claude (he is a welder that welded the braces together in the center and on the ends)
Jean-Claude (he is a welder that welded the braces together in the center and on the ends)
Bill up on the scaffolding helping out
Bill up on the scaffolding helping out
Eric stirring paint
Eric stirring paint
measuring and making sure the leg pews are straight
measuring and making sure the leg pews are straight
Jordan
Jordan
soon to be supper
soon to be supper
the roof tin was screwed in with cordless drills and screws
the roof tin was screwed in with cordless drills and screws
getting ready to watch the Jesus Film
getting ready to watch the Jesus Film
cows used for plowing the fields going home after a hard days work
cows used for plowing the fields going home after a hard days work
sifting dirt
sifting dirt
this was hard work
this was hard work
the girls room and kitchen  (all in one room)
the girls room and kitchen (all in one room)
water barrel for our showers
water barrel for our showers
toilets
toilets
shower
shower
shower nozzle
shower nozzle
my bed on the left
my bed on the left
kitchen
kitchen
carrying water
carrying water
not sure what he had in this crushing (some kind of wheat I think)
not sure what he had in this crushing (some kind of wheat I think)
VBS
VBS
making crafts
making crafts
proud of their crafts that they made
proud of their crafts that they made
was babysitting on the work detail list
was babysitting on the work detail list
2 people working really hard
2 people working really hard
breakfast
breakfast
kitchen
kitchen
don't look  (welding)
don't look (welding)
Cody and Jordan painting
Cody and Jordan painting
Cody and Jordan painting
Cody and Jordan painting
putting up the cross that Doug and Erik made
putting up the cross that Doug and Erik made
my name on the bottom of a pew
my name on the bottom of a pew
the front of the church  (still has some work to be done)
the front of the church (still has some work to be done)
church sign
church sign
another VBS day
another VBS day
puppet show
puppet show
mamma hen and baby chicks
mamma hen and baby chicks
corner of the church
corner of the church
hats for decoration inside the church
hats for decoration inside the church
the 1 mile march  (2 miles round trip, but this is my guess)
the 1 mile march (2 miles round trip, but this is my guess)
approx 600 inside for church and lots of people outside standing
approx 600 inside for church and lots of people outside standing