Our team sat down for their first meal in Haiti. The smell of Haitian cooking is a powerful memory trigger for me. Fried plantains always makes me happy. Today was mostly a travel day. We will stay overnight in Port-au-Prince, then get up early in the morning and head west to La Croix. Pray that […]Read More
The Center for English is an independent endeavor with a two fold purpose. To teach English skills and to promote effective integration (life skills) of refugees into their prospective communities. The program has over 20 countries represented and currently over a 140 students taking ESL classes. There are 7 levels of English taught from beginner […]Read More
Tuesday morning we were introduced to a young man who reminded us of the importance they place on education in Haiti. When you ask a classroom full of students in Haiti if they like school, the resounding answer from all of them is always yes. Public schools are not easy to find in Haiti, and […]Read More
We spent the morning visiting farmland in Guillem. It was the first time we got to see our old friends, Pastor Michel Cadet, who had been away for a family funeral. Pastor Michel had us help plant Okra and corn in a freshly tilled field. They explained that they had been waiting for rain to […]Read More
Our first day in La Croix began sitting down with the leadership council at Madame Jezula’s house. There was such a look of joy on their faces as they saw how many people on our team were making a return trip. After meeting with them, we walked across the street to the nursing home we […]Read More
Hello Staff, Family and Friends, As all of you know, Haiti was struck by Category 4 Hurricane Matthew on Tuesday morning. The landfall location was about 40 miles west of La Croix (pronounced lah krwah), a community that Faith Promise sponsors through an organization called 410 Bridge. Tonja (Dave) and I have made four trips […]Read More
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