Rinn Self Rinn Self, Communications Associate Rinn Self’s stories Haiti: The Haitian Mr. Bean This is Joseph Moїse. He’s 34 years old and a native of Pétionville. Before the earthquake he was a teacher and now he’s a cash-for-work participant with Mercy Corps — but what he really wants to do is direct. Haiti: Beginning again with hope and faith Haiti: A study in contrasts In many ways, Haiti is a study in contrasts. Here in Petionville, houses lay in ruins while directly next door a brightly painted Yamaha dealership sits undamaged. Amid concrete rubble and twisted rebar, children run and play and smile. Haiti: Drawing up plans After working on interviews and gathering stories about our Comfort for Kids program, I learned that some of our team was headed out to see our new office and some of the neighborhoods around it, all of which were greatly damaged in the quake. Haiti: Supporting Haiti's children Haiti: Humanitarian veteran Jenny Vaughan prepares to depart for Haiti One of our Boston-based staff, Jenny Vaughan, is headed to Haiti first thing Thursday morning as part of Mercy Corps' earthquake response team. Jenny has been with Mercy Corps for two years and is currently working with our Conflict Management program.