Category: Haiti

Familiar Sites and Sounds

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 […]

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The Importance of Education

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 […]

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Guillem and Dexia

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 […]

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Tour of La Croix

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 […]

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Haiti

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 […]

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