New Cafeteria: Final Touches

New Cafeteria: Final Touches

We are so excited. The new cafeteria at the school in Terre Blanche is almost ready for use. The tables are inside, the final painting is being done and children are stopping by to see the progress. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this project. We can’t tell you how wonderful it is […]

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Things Happening in Haiti

Things Happening in Haiti

Written by Dr. Joe and Linda Markee, HFH team leaders: We’ve heard it said by former team members that Terre Blanche does not look the same as on previous trips. We can say the same for 2016. Thanks to all the support to upgrade the cafeteria, the Haiti Foundation of Hope campus is much different. […]

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Change Takes Time: Consider Giving

Change Takes Time: Consider Giving

Written by Ron Kinley, HFH board member: During a recent team trip to Haiti, we visited six drip irrigation gardens that were the results of the week-long training provided 18 months ago. Drip kits were distributed to everyone who completed the training and they have been put to good use. Some of the gardens have already had […]

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Saturday Morning Music

Saturday Morning Music

By Katie Thom, HFH board member and member of the March team: I have mentioned in years past that one of my favorite moments on these adventures is on Friday evening when we arrive in Terre Blanche. The journey has been long and we are exhausted and relieved to have our travel complete, surrounded by […]

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Dear Friends,

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 sharing 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.

JOIN US

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.

Sincerely,

All of us at Haiti Foundation of Hope