In the midst of celebrating 10 years of Haiti Foundation of Hope, we invite you to be a part of the next project. We are currently raising funds to expand the school cafeteria (often referred to as the canteen). Over the past 10 years, in addition to education, the school in Terre Blanche has provided each student […]Read more
The water situation in Haiti is desperate. The river in Terre Blanche is completely dry, the second planting of crops have all been lost, and water is scarce. People have heard there is water in the wells at Terre Blanche and they are coming long distances with their donkeys and buckets. Please pray for rain. Pastor Delamy […]Read more
Written by Beth Sethi, an HFH board member: Prior to the earthquake of 2010, Haiti was no stranger to natural disasters. In the decade leading up to that devastating event, a succession of hurricanes rocked this vulnerable island nation year after year. Following Hurricane Jeanne in 2004, I traveled to Haiti for my work at […]Read more
Written by Ron Kinley, a member of the June team and an HFH board member: I have just returned from another successful trip to Haiti. As always it was a wonderful adventure. I was able to see several gardens that resulted from the agriculture and drip irrigation training that took place in April. Seeds are expensive […]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