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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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Our favorite story from 2015

Our Favorite Story from 2015 Shindrine can walk again. In fact she can dance and climb the rocky terrain to her home unassisted. In our 2014 letter, we told you our hope to partner with “The Haiti Mission” and UVA … Continue reading

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Word from Haiti

This Christmas, Patrick Charles, who leads our sister organization “Espoir Haitian” in Haiti, shared with us a heartfelt summary of our work together in Haiti and a dream he had of our role in the life of his community. These … Continue reading

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Jan 2015 Trip

We had another great trip to Haiti. We have continued the pattern we started last July by spending the mornings working at the job site and the afternoons playing with the children at the “vacation bible school.” I have really … Continue reading

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Thinking ahead to July 2015

Our team for January 2015 is still in Haiti. . . but if you are thinking of joining us in July 2015, the dates are July 12-19. Our new policy is that you buy your own airline tickets. We recommend … Continue reading

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The beginning of the January 2015 trip

It’s raining in Manassas, but sunny in Cap Haitian. I wish I was there, but I’m holding down the fort here. Michael sent some great photos of the first day packing food for VBS and the kids playing at the … Continue reading

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Thank You for 2014

We’d like to thank all of the Empowering Haitians’ friends and donors for all your support in 2014. Without you the Empowering Haitians would not have been able to feed so many hungry people and build much-needed infrastructures. We had … Continue reading

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Getting ready for July 2014

It still feels like winter here in Virginia, but the seasons are changing!  And I’m making plans for our July Haiti trip.  We have often been blessed to bring big teams with us in July.  Last year, we brought our … Continue reading

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2014 Trip Dates

Our early trip dates have been set.  There is some potential flexibility by a day on either side of these, but the timeframe for the week we are in Haiti is firm. January 11-18 2014 July 12-19 2014 Please consider … Continue reading

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