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Sanitation Project: Construction of 4 community toilets

This project really was one that answered the cries of the community. With the completion of 4 community toilets, the neighborhood of Bel Aire in Cap Haitian will be cleaner and more sanitary. We wish we could have traveled to … Continue reading

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2019 Thank you

2019 – Haiti is still hard. The contrast to life in the US is still dramatic. The city is dirty, the homes inadequate, clean water, and food are hard to achieve for all but the most wealthy families. This year … Continue reading

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Still working despite the Pandemic

It’s July, we should be leaving for Haiti this week. But of course, the COVID-19 Pandemic has stopped us. The impact of this pandemic is so far beyond just the medical impact. Many organizations have been unable to continue providing … Continue reading

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Still reeling from the loss . . .

We didn’t even get to posting information about our January 1, 2018 trip when we learned that our Haitian leader, Patrick Charles passed away from an illness relating to high blood pressure and kidney failure. This was tremendous emotional blow … Continue reading

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End of year notes – 2017

2017 in Review The feeding program started in 2013 continued by providing over $22,000 worth of beans and rice to the neediest people through 30 neighborhood churches. (That’s about 88,000 meals!) Again, we provided 1,200 lbs of beans and 600 … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Vilouse Paul

We are saddened by the loss in our Empowering Haitians family. Vilouse Paul, our microloan program and sustainable feeding program lead died 2/9/2017 after a valiant fight with cancer. She leaves behind her devoted husband, Patrick, and her two children … Continue reading

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Empowering Haitians Presidents Report 2016

1/04/2017 2016 was a year of growth and frustration, Joy and Sadness. Empowering Haitians was able to help support several new first time visitors to Haiti while welcoming back “veterans” as well. EH started because we wanted to help reduce … Continue reading

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Two weeks post Hurricane Matthew

While Cap Haitian did not have extensive damage done during the hurricane, the same can’t be said for the rest of Haiti.  The picture below shows how an already deforested nation, lost even more trees.  One of the most striking … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew

Haiti is a country that cant seem to catch a break.  They had 6 years of relative political stability and were beginning to see investments from outside entities, only to have the presidential race fall apart and lead to a … Continue reading

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July 2016

We had a wonderful trip to Haiti in July. It was a great joy to have Michael and Anna Goldston join us again. Michael is now a pastor in the South Carolina United Methodist Church and he had encouraged two … Continue reading

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