So much has happened in Terre Blanche and the surrounding communities this past year. Here are just a few of the highlights. Economic Development — The micro-loan program continues to assist people in building businesses and providing for their families. Recently, a drip irrigation system was set up in a test garden to help in [...]Read more
An opportunity to help this holiday season: Feeding your family is a serious challenge in Haiti and the annual drought conditions make it a desperate problem. Haiti Foundation of Hope is starting a training program to help. We are preparing to sponsor an agriculture training class for 20 people. These community volunteers will then go [...]Read more
We are committed to the education of Haitian medical providers, both in Terre Blanche and around the country of Haiti. There are limited opportunities for Haitian providers to receive ongoing education. On February 21, 2015, we will be hosting the fifth annual medical conference at Terre Blanche. The conference will feature five U.S. physicians, speaking [...]Read more
One of our volunteer teams is currently in Haiti, working alongside Haitian staff at the Clinic of Hope. Jo, an ultrasound technician, is a self-labeled newbie to Haiti Foundation of Hope but she is already making a lasting impression, both on people in Haiti and back home in the States. She’s been blogging about her [...]Read more
As we reflect on the many blessings of the past year, we offer a heartfelt thank you for your steadfast support of Haiti Foundation of Hope. The needs continue to be great, yet together we have accomplished many goals and have seen great progress as we work to improve the lives of those in Haiti.
A FEW HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2014
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