Demolition and reconstruction

We hear about Haiti’s reconstruction.  But we are still at the demolition and the rubble removing stage of the numerous buildings damaged by the earthquake.  The task is huge. Haiti: Union European building damaged by the earthquake is being repaired. According to an article posted on June 2nd, 2010, on Radio Kiskeya site, during the…

Schools reopen!

On April 5th, after having been closed for nearly three months, schools reopened under tents and tarps.  New statistics show that 83% of the schools have been damaged and/or destroyed. That is why the Haitian government decided to use tents for schools.   One million people live under tents or shelters made out of tarps,…

Update on the earthquake

Jean-Benoît, one of our preachers, told us what happened on January 12th.  “I was sitting in a taptap (a local transportation) with my wife Mona.  Suddenly, the taptap starting jumping in the air and falling back to the ground like a wild horse.  At first I thought a vehicle had hit us.  But someone sitting with us…

TESTIMONIES

  Miss Occean (4) has a mystic beauty, but she is so very tiny. Her parents and two of her siblings disappeared in the flood in The Bay des Anglais during hurricane Matthew. They were never found. A month after, she was brought to her uncle. She will grow up without her parents, but Child…

We’ve returned to Haiti

Hello from Haiti, We were in the Dominican Republic when the earthquake hit the capital city of Haiti. We had seen pictures of the devastation on the Internet and on TV, but could not have imagined the magnitude of the devastation. Last night, as we were making our way back home on the only tap-tap (public…

Construction continues

Dear Pastors & Friends Bob Thornley, our project manager, returned to Haiti on November 3rd. A donor from Ontario has given us a big amount of money which is allowing us to continue working on the first Phase of our building project. At the end of December, the basement and the chapel’s walls will be…

Hurricane Matthew

At dawn, on October 4th, we woke up with hurricane Matthew banging on our doors with 220km/h winds and heavy rain. But thank God, in our neighborhood, there was nearly no damage!  All houses still have their roofs and the trees are still standing.    We received an update from a Pastor from a town…

A NEW START

We hope you are well and that you are able to enjoy the warm season. And if the summer is not as hot as you’d hope, console yourself in that you are not suffering in the scorching heat that we are experiencing. Jean-Guy Paquet of Quebec, who often comes to Haiti to work with us,…

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof

Due to chemo side effects, Mat was unable to eat.  A tube was inserted in his nose and down to his stomach to feed him. Eighteen of his Canadian friends, his father, one of his uncles, four Haitian boys and his grandfather shaved their heads in solidarity with him.  So far, his friends gathered $8,600.00…

DO NOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TOO LATE!

Please pray for our grand-son Mathis (11) on the far left of the photo, and standing, who was diagnosed last week with acute leukemia.  He is currently hospitalized at Ste. Justine, in Montreal. He will have chemo for one month. Then, after he returns home, he will have treatments every week for the two coming…