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SHIP/Haiti Connections

 

Dr. Agnes Ragone and Jonas Celius at the playground work site.
Dr. Agnes Ragone and Jonas Celius at the playground work site.

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One Shippensburg University professor, along with one of her students and his family, creates a legacy in the village of Gros Mangles, Haiti.

See how this connection leads to a service-learning project as part of a class for students at the University.

Check out the Haiti Project page on the Shippensburg University website.

 

Dr. Ragone teaches the children of the village the French version of "Frere Jacques"  They only knew the Creole version.

Dr. Ragone teaches the children of the village the French version of “Frere Jacques” at the playground work site.
They only knew the Creole version.

Andrew Hutchinson (on left) one of Dr. Ragone's students, carries a bucket of water to the Haitian workers on the playground work site.

Andrew Hutchinson (on left) one of Dr. Ragone’s students, carries a bucket of water to the Haitian workers on the playground work site.

The old dispensary building is falling apart and can not be used right now.

The old dispensary building is falling apart and can not be used right now.

Dispensary Meeting

Dr. Ragone leads the meeting with the town’s people, with Jonas Celius on her right, about what to do with the dispensary building for the future.

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