A couple of hundred people were waiting for us when we arrived.
You could see the literal hunger in the people`s eyes. They are hoping that the project can be completed because not only will it bring water to the community, it will also bring fresh fruit and produce that they can eat and sell to Gonaives and the surrounding area.
Emanuel St. Cyr who resides in the fishing village is donating his pasture for the cows. This property has the needed grass for grazing, is near the well, and has plenty of shade trees. In fact, we had to watch our steps as some cows had recently passed through and left their mark!
Construction of fencing has started for the various projects.