Leah Gernetzke

Published on The Fuller Center for Housing‘s website A melody sung by strong female voices floats through the air of the construction site, cutting through the humid, skin-clinging air that blankets Gressier, Haiti. The voices float down to the edge of the palm tree-lined property, accented by the sloshing of water in buckets that are […]

Published on Haiti Partners‘ website Ramshackle tents, hungry children with gaunt expressions, hospitals and streets filled with people dying from treatable diseases like malaria and cholera. These are often the images and stories depicted by the media on Haiti. Consequently, those in the first world tend to see Haiti as a dangerous, disease-filled, poverty-stricken, third […]