Brad Rowe – J/P HRO Education and Camp Management Volunteer -part 01 Feb26

Brad Rowe – J/P HRO Education and Camp Management ...

Blog  – Three Part Series Part 1 Just 600 Miles from Miami Taking off from Ft. Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti I note the time: 9:36 a.m. I arrive in less than two hours and wait to clear customs. A suspicious flying critter buzzes past my head. The battery of inoculations I got before left has made me a cautions man. I stop in the bathroom and lather up with Deet bug repellant. Am I really prepared for what awaits? It is January 1st, 2013. Thanks to the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs who is supporting me with a rigorous academic and practical base for understanding governmental and non-governmental systems, is also...

Medical Care for Kids, Relief for Moms Feb14

Medical Care for Kids, Relief for Moms

Two clinics help neighborhood health thrive Early one morning, Maria Derose, 28, a single mother of two and camp resident, sat in front of her tent preparing the family lunch. Suddenly, she heard a piercing cry. She ran to the back of her tent and found that her 1-year-old daughter, Christine left foot had been seriously burned. A pot of boiling water had tipped over and spilled on her small foot. “Without a second thought, I ran to J/P1 with my daughter. The doctors saw us right away, and then transferred us to J/P2 for burn care dressing,” said Maria, referring to the clinics J/P HRO operates in Delmas 40B. She explained that the...