What does “sak pase” mean? “Sak Pase” is a common Haitian Creole phrase that means “What’s happening? It is often used to greet friends, similar to how you would say “what’s up” in English. The expected response is “N’ap boule.” Which literally translates “we’re burning” but it actually means “we’re hanging out.” Here is an […]
Mwen renmen ou I love you This phrase has a range of meaning depending on the context. Just like English, “I love you” depends on who you are talking about. Je t’aime (French) I love you It’s very common to hear this French phrase of I love you. Remember that Haiti is a nation with […]
Project Summary: Our team of 12 young Haitian volunteers (Ansanm Nou Fo), in partnership with Our Father’s House Worldwide, distributed food packages in a rural mountain village for 50 families. (photos) Project Objectives: Demonstrated love to families suffering extreme poverty while developing organizational and leadership skills among our group of young Haitian volunteers. Location: Decouzi, […]
“Pa gen pwoblèm” is a common phrase in Haitian Creole that means “no problem.” The literal breakdown is as follows: Pa – Not gen – have pwoblèm – problem In normal conversation this has phrase could be used as an informal “it’s nothing” or “you’re welcome” when someone says thank you. Be sure to send us […]
After a few months of delay, we completed our second service project in the mountains above Jacmel. Click here to see many of the pictures from this wonderful event. Remember our group “Ansanm Nou Fo” is 100% led by young Haitians who want help children who are in need. Once again we distributed enough food […]
This is a special welcome message Estherline recorded to say welcome and thank you to everyone visiting Haiti. Mwen kontan avèk lòt nasyon ki renmen vizite peyi nou I am happy when other nations that love to visit our country Mwen bay tout respè lòt peyi ki ede timoun la I give all respect for […]
This is another question from our ASK ANYTHING page. If you need a specific phrase in Creole please let us know! èske ou vreman kontan pou nouvo kay ou? Are you very excited for your new house?
This one is a nice addition to our Creole insults and swear words list. These phrases could be very rude to a stranger but in the right context they could be teasing. Fe silans tanpri – be silent (shut up) please Fèmen dyol ou enbesil – shut your mouth imbecile W fin pale salopri – […]