God Is Always There!

Lately, we started a Bible Club in the streets.  It is easy to find an audience. Many children spend their days in the streets. Our Centre third floor’s roof is coming along. In order to remove weight on the building, only a small part of the roof is made out of concrete. The rest will…

Another Step Forward

Authentic Haiti, a Canadian company in Haiti, built our third floor Centre. The walls are made of ICF forms, two foams opened in the middle to allow concrete to be poured in.  This part of our building project has been financed by ERDO (Emergency Relief and Development Overseas). Adonel Betonex, a Haitian company, poured concrete…

Building the Third Floor

We started building our church/school’s third floor.  ERDO (Emergency Relief and Development Overseas) provided the funds for this project.  The school is sponsored by Child Care Plus. The third floor is earthquake proof.  We use a foam material that will be filled and recovered with cement. The third floor will serve as a sanctuary while…

The Work Goes On

Pouring concrete for our new outdoor cafeteria floor. Visit of a merged team from Barrie and Cambridge in Ontario. Pastor Scott from Cambridge preaching on Sunday morning. Several of our church’s benches were broken and they fixed them all! Several of our wheelbarrows needed some repairs. Partial view of all the donated things they brought…

Happy Holiday Season!

During this busy Christmas season take some time off to think of those who are hungry. With some donations we were able to start serving breakfast at school to the younger children. From our church’s windows, workers in action. Most pictures of this newsletter were taken by Kari Luhtasaari, a professional photographer. She was part…

School life during the fall

Every morning, the children gather in the schoolyard. They salute the flag While singing the national anthem of Haiti. Before going to their classrooms, they pray. The children walk in line into their class. While some workers work in the ravine with the pick, the children go to their classrooms in rows. Through the open…

School Re-Entry

A team of Haitian carpenters, who work for a factory in town that makes prefab homes, built five classrooms in eight days. With the classrooms we have at church, we will be able to accommodate 350 students when school starts again in October in Haiti. Martin Blanchard (left) who owns a billboard company had the…

Children’ Sponsorship

On a January afternoon I was looking through our gate’s window and I saw Asou (9), a child from our church, sitting on a stone. Abandoned by his parents along with his six siblings, there was emptiness in his eyes, he was hungry, and there seemed to be no purpose in his life. He was…

In 2020, half of the world population could lack drinkable water

Very alarming!  According to Alain Boinet, CEO and founder of the NGO Solidarity International, in 2020 half of the planet could lack drinkable water. Currently, one quarter of the world wide population does not have access to clean water. The severity of this crisis is compounded by environmental changes. In 2020 Haiti could be one…

We Are in Need of Carpenters for a Couple of Weeks

Some workers attaching re-bars to make the pillars for the Guerriers children’s home. Yesterday, the Guerriers’ shack was demolished. On the right, their shack after demolition. The dirt house behind their shack was also demolished to give more space to their new home. We are looking for a carpenter for a couple of weeks right…