Patient Stories

Adrien Savain

We were lost just 6 months ago when our daughter Salma experienced complete loss of balance due to muscle weakness in her hips, legs and ankles.  Prior to our arrival in Haiti, this had happened a few times in the states.  After several recommended neurological test by our pediatrician, who...

05 JANUARY 2017

Marie Thereze Morancy

Marie Thereze suffered a stroke at the time of the earthquake in 2010.  She found herself on the grass with her mouth lopsided and her left arm not functioning normally.  Fortunately, someone knew about Healing Hands for Haiti and managed to get the 63-year-old to their makeshift clinic shortly after the...

05 JANUARY 2017

Shoudane Guercin

Shoudane is a beautiful 22 month-old who is shy and cautious of new people. She first came to the Kay Kapab Klinik in late 2010 where she met with Dr. Moise, a physiatrist who initially assessed Shoudane. Although she has only been visiting the Klinik for a few months, her...

05 JANUARY 2017

Nesly

A team of medical volunteers from Boston visited the St. Boniface Hospital in March 2011 to work with the spinal cord injured (SCI) patients. They conducted CPR training, repaired wheelchairs, provided physical therapy, and follow up care. St. Boniface Hospital specializes in SCI care with an experienced nursing staff that...

05 JANUARY 2014

Sebastien

Sebastien is an adorable 6-year old who first came to Kay Kapab Klinik in September of 2012. According to his father, he didn't walk much and fell down often when he tried to walk. At school, when the other kids were playing, he sat on a bench. After receiving physical...

05 JANUARY 2013

Jordanie Derulus

When the earth started to shake in Haiti on January 12th, 10 year-old Jordanie Derulus was trapped in the rubble of his house with his cousin and his mother. “My mother was screaming, and I just told her to pray,” he said while he was sitting at the Healing Hands...