One team member commented that our time in Terre Blanche was full of celebrations. We celebrated graduations. We celebrated worship with our Haitian sisters and brothers. We celebrated International Women’s Day. We celebrated a team member’s 76th birthday. And we celebrated Haiti Foundation of Hope’s 10 years – Selebrayson 10 ane. We took the party [...]Read more
Spring is here and that means it’s time for planting and gardening. Recently in Terre Blanche, we built a model garden using a drip irrigation system. That garden has had its first harvest. At the beginning of this month, 30 people participated in agriculture training to learn how the drip irrigation system works. The participants [...]Read more
Written by Dave Zollner, a member of the March team and a HFH board member: Three weeks ago I returned from spending ten days in Haiti as a part of a 19-member medical team. This was my tenth trip to Terre Blanche. Since 2006, this annual trek has been a part of my March plans. [...]Read more
This year we organized and hosted the Fifth Annual Medical Conference at the Clinic of Hope. Over 100 Haitian health care providers from all over Haiti spent the day at Terre Blanche, where they learned about important issues regarding treatment of patients in Haiti. The enthusiasm for learning and the appreciation for the conference was [...]Read more
It’s been 10 years since Haiti Foundation of Hope officially got its start. Many of its board members and volunteers have been working in Haiti for more than 30 years but we’re excited to celebrate this 10-year milestone in bringing hope to thousands of people in Haiti. Read more.
A FEW RECENT HIGHLIGHTS
EDUCATION – The first Terre Blanche student has completed the Baccalaureate I examination. The 6th and 9th grade students are passing the National Examination at a high rate. The secondary school building was completed. Eleven more women are ready to graduate from the women’s trade school.
CLINIC – The Haitian Ministry of Health has placed seven health professionals at the Clinic of Hope to assist with detection and treatment of HIV. The new nurse midwife is making great improvements in prenatal and maternal care. A 4th medical conference has allowed collaboration with other Haitian medical professionals in northern Haiti.
COMMUNITY HEALTH – Community health workers are excited about the knowledge they have received and are able to share related to HIV, pneumonia and tuberculosis.
MICRO-LOANS – A new cycle of training has begun for micro-loans and opportunities are being explored to integrate agriculture into the micro-loan program.
COMMUNITY – The Terre Blanche Free Methodist Church continues to grow. The first solar “streetlight” has been installed and enables students to study after dark.
GIFT CATALOG – Join us in sharing hope by viewing our online Gift Catalog and purchasing items such as food or making a contribution to support individuals such as students, teachers and clinic staff. You can purchase gifts in honor of a friend or family member or give a gift in memory of someone. You can also download a printed Gift Catalog and Order Form.
Thank you for all you are doing to help the people of Haiti.
All of us at Haiti Foundation of Hope