Monday, December 15, 2014

Healing Haiti Staff Highlight: Gates Lindquist

As many of you may already know, we have been actively recruiting for 3-month internships in Haiti.  We are so happy to introduce you to our first intern, Gates Lindquist!  Gates is interning at the Guesthouse, and we wanted to let you know a little more about her!

Name: Gates Lindquist
Healing Haiti Position: Guesthouse Intern
First visit to Haiti: November 2013
Favorite Haitian food: Black Bean Soup & Pumpkin Soup
Favorite part of living at the Guesthouse: "Watching the development of our short-term missionaries. Every person's heart is touched by Haiti in a different way, I love watching and hearing about the personal interactions Team Members have with the Haitians that make up this beautiful culture.  It is amazing watch God work in the hearts of each Team Member from the first Monday the arrive to the Monday the leave; it's amazing to watch the transformation."
Goals for the next few months in Haiti: Learn all of the children's names and individual personalities, and become fluent in Creole.
Fun Fact: My first name really is Gates!
Favorite food to bring me from the US: Starbucks Refresher drink packets and anything from Trader Joes!

Welcome, Gates!  We are excited to have you as a part of our team!

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