Friday, April 9, 2010

Meal Time in the RC

Three times a day the amazing kitchen staff from the Rescue Center prepares meals for all the kids. The meals are very Haitian. Breakfast may be spaghetti with hot dogs in it, or a home-made cream of wheat. Lunch and dinner are usually some combination of rice and beans with a sauce made from tomato paste, veggies and meat. They have snacks also, usually crackers/bread with peanut butter or cookies or the in-season fruit. Right now we have a lot of donated ensure pudding that they have been enjoying for snacks now and then- packed with calories! Meal time is never clean, just try to imagine 60 kids eating spaghetti :) The kids get a bath after every meal and all the tables and the ground are washed down after. A lot of the kids eat the meat first, they crave the protein. Then the rice. Most of them finish their bowls, which seem to be as big as their heads :)

Praising God today for all the donations RHFH receives to be able to support feeding these kids 3 balanced meals a day. Most Haitians have one and they usually don't have the luxury of meat, as its more expensive.


  1. love those colorful new tables! but they aren't nearly as bright and sunny as those sweet eyes and smiles :) thanks for sharing, anna. praise the Lord for His provision!

  2. love reading your thoughts. "Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary." keep up the great work! :)


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