(WTNH)– This time of year, people recognize the importance of helping those less fortunate. Each month the Knights of Columbus recognize a charity that is doing good year round. This month the Knights of Columbus is focusing on the Outreach to Haiti.
Outreach to Haiti is a program of the Diocese of Norwich to provide healthcare and education support to the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, Haiti. They have been working in the Caribbean nation for 30 years, offering healthcare services and student sponsorship’s. They also offer other educational support, parish twinning, support of two orphanages, as well as a neighborhood meal program for children.
James Michel, the chairmen of outreach to Haiti and Daniel O’sullivan, the director of outreach to Haiti sat down with Teresa to talk about some of the conditions and how you can help.
For people who are traveling to Haiti, the program has a guest house, where you can stay. They also arrange immersion visits for traveling groups to learn about Haiti – its people, culture and the land.
To learn more from James Michel and Daniel O’sullivan, you can watch the video above.