Author: Kim Anderson

Continuing the Mission in Haiti from Home

As a WWV team member, you have unique insights into the work of WWV and a valuable perspective about life in Haiti. Each step you take to stay involved builds upon your service in Haiti and expands its reach, enabling you to continue serving even after you return home. Here are some ways to stay

Faces of Haiti – Wislaine

We met Wislaine 3 years ago on a prayer walk in Williamson. She was at home with her sister, Mineze, caring for her young son and her nieces and nephews while her mother and other sisters were selling goods in the market to provide for the family.  Wislaine was very sweet and so happy to

The Impact of Sponsorship – Part I

We’ve all heard the stories of children in Haiti whose lives have been changed by sponsorship. Stories of the children from families who are unable to pay for school, but thanks to generous sponsors, now have the chance at a brighter future. It’s definitely heartwarming, but how do we know it really makes a difference?

February Field Update

WWV Pastors’ Coalition: Pastor Chrisner shared that churches in Williamson, Luly and all around Haiti gathered the evening of January 21st to pray for their country in honor of the 7th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. Pastor Ives has been using a model of Biblical soul care (CARE) he learned from WWV partner pastors as

Toxic Charity Part I

“Doing for rather than doing with those in need is the norm. Add to it the combination of patronizing pity and unintended superiority, and charity becomes toxic.” This quote is from the book Toxic Charity by Robert Lupton. It reflects the philosophy of WWV in building sustainable communities by walking alongside those in Haiti. We believe

Easter Gifts for Sponsored Students

There’s nothing more touching than watching a child in Haiti receive a special gift from their sponsor.  It really can be so significant in the life of a child.  With this in mind, we are excited to offer you the opportunity to give a special Easter gift to your sponsored student.   For $20 you can provide: “The Story of Jesus”

Letters for Students

        I recently read an article about the far-reaching impact that student sponsorship can make in the life of a child and it specifically spoke of the beautiful impact that personal letters can make. The writer said that, “the letters sponsors write to their children are the greatest form of encouragement… For many

Verne Family Receives Goats

Many families in Williamson, Haiti have received goats over the last several weeks thanks to donations from our amazing supporters. Our World Wide Village staff caught a short video of one family with their brand new goats. The Verne Family was thrilled to receive these goats – thanks to your generosity – and this gift

WWV January Field Update

Our most recent team from Minnesota had a BUSY week using their skills in construction, electrical engineering and much more to bless World Wide Village and the people of Haiti.  Here’s a quick run-down of the work they did in Haiti over the last week. It’s always a blessing to watch our teams work so

Faces of Haiti – Divine Appointments

Ouslow Normil and Rebecca live in Williamson, Haiti with their four children – Tibasson (age 10), Berlanda (age 6), Bernica (age 4) and their youngest, Tyler Charles (age 2). The oldest three spend their days with dad and their younge brother while their mother works in the market. Up until the last two years, Ouslow worked