Author Archive for Mansell Ambrose

Cajun Supper Fundraiser

On March 5th 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. the Sewanee Haiti outreach trip will be hosting a Cajun Style dinner at the Otey Parish, Clayborne Hall. The event is being held to raise funds for the Monteagle/ Sewanee Rotary International Haiti Outreach Project. We will be selling tickets for the event for $20 each, including dinner (eat in… more →


Everyone has a job, from getting the water in the morning to maintaining a healthy farm. As you get older you become responsible for larger tasks. Duties are handed down from older generations to younger ones. Children learn to help with household chores from a very young age by watching their parents or older siblings.… more →

What’s for dinner?

At home, everyone is always talking about how to make meals faster and easier while at the same time cheaper and healthier. It is funny to me that everyone is trying to get what they don’t have but are not willing to give up the benefits they currently maintain. In Haiti, meals often take a… more →

Happy birthday Zanmi Foto!

  Today was my second trip up to Bois Jolie. Our goal for the day was first, to survive an extremely hot and humid hike, and after arriving, to meet with the two zanmi photo families that we had not had the chance to meet with last week. When meeting the families we planned to… more →