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Field Update September 2017

Medical Center: The roof on the medical center is finished!  The hurricane-safe roof went up just days before Hurricane Irma rolled through and we are thrilled to share the progress.  Our next immediate steps include installing metal doors and shutters on the windows.   In October World Wide Village will begin the process of hiring

Kuntz Family Reflections

Pictured: Kuntz Family – First month in Haiti “During our first 3 weeks in Haiti we had several teams visiting our guesthouse. One was a family in which the father was a doctor. They would go out into the ministry village and visit some of the sick people and prescribe care for them. But not

Rood Clarmond

“I’ve done everything you can imagine…” says 17-year old Rood Clarmond as he describes his past. “I’ve used drugs, sold drugs, bought prostitutes and have stolen.” Luckily, when Rood Clarmond was at his all-time low and ready to change his life, he knew where to turn for support – a trusted World Wide Village staff

The Rest of the Story

Last month we shared a story about Sephora, a student who attends the Armee du Salut school in Luly. Sephora’s father has several serious health concerns, but thanks to wonderful supporters like you, Sephora and her sister are now sponsored!  Now we want to share the rest of the story…  We first met Sephora and her mother, Evelyn,

Field Update August 2017

Medical Center Progress on the medical center is moving right along!  Our WWV construction crew – led by Roberson Belizince – has finished their portion of the medical center walls leading up to the roof.  On August 8th another Haitian construction team took over the delicate work of pouring the hurricane-safe concrete roof.  Once the

Project Patricia

Project Patricia is one of our partner ministries at WWV. This unique ministry sews cloth, reusable maxi pads and sends them with missionaries to be distributed to women and girls around the world. Their mission is to bring glory to God through service to women in third world countries by meeting a physical need as

Newlyweds

Weddings are such joyous occasions. No matter where you are in the world, weddings are a sign of love and commitment. In the lives of Jeudi Jacquelin and Marie-Ange Guerine, the decision to marry carried a much deeper meaning. Pictured: Jeudi Jacquelin and Marie-Ange Guerine In villages like Luly in Haiti, weddings are not the norm.

Sephora’s Story

Nine-year old Sephora and her parents – Gerald & Evelyn – live in Luly, Haiti.  Gerald, is a fisherman. For years he’s worked long hours hauling in nets full of fish to provide for his family. Evelyn works in the market selling dried fish.   Over the last year, Gerald has struggled with several health issues. He developed a hernia