Kelli Yoder

Haiti earthquake – Ten months later

Haiti earthquake – Ten months later

The Fuller Center for Housing just completed its 10th home in Haiti in response to the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country 10 months ago on Jan. 12. “We’ve built six homes in Leogane and four in Saintard,” said Fuller Center President David Snell who recently returned from Haiti. “The number looks a little modest […]

Fuller Center home work builds Va. students' skills

Fuller Center home work builds Va. students' skills

By Christopher Brooke Galax Gazette HILLSVILLE, Va. — In just days after getting building permits, Carroll County High School students have nailed and glued a sturdy floor together for the 48-by-24-foot ranch house. The project will take the youth in the building trades 1 and 2 classes through the particulars of masonry, carpentry, electrical and […]

Family in Haiti finds new hope after losing everything

Family in Haiti finds new hope after losing everything

Guidony & Ternelia Guillaume When the Jan. 12 earthquake hit Haiti, Ternelia Guillaume, 26, was outside in the yard with her 5-year-old son, Jean Guidony, while her newborn Eunice slept inside the house. As the house shook, Ternelia ran inside and scooped the baby up in her arms, bolting out the door as the house […]