Construction on the new school cafeteria has begun and excitement is increasing among the students, staff and community. Thank you to those who are helping to make this cafeteria a reality. The current cafeteria has provided daily school lunches since the original 65 students. Now there are 950 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Besides […]Read more
The cholera epidemic in Haiti has recently risen in Terre Blanche and the surrounding communities. We are asking for your prayers and support. Cholera emerged in Haiti in 2010, 10 months after a devastating earthquake hit the country. Within a few months, more than 200,000 people had become infected and nearly 5,000 people had died. The […]Read more
Mothers in Terre Blanche gather regularly to learn about healthy eating habits and disease prevention for their children. Community volunteers teach lessons, demonstrate nutritious cooking, and provide encouragement. Some of these activities are part of the Community Health Program, a group of community volunteers serving their neighbors and friends. Over the past six months, much […]Read more
It’s that time of year again when we start thinking about gifts for friends and family. Our new Gift Catalog has been published and you can find it online. The catalog can be used to purchase gifts or make a year-end donation to the ongoing work in Haiti. You can also download a print version […]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 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.
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