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Toxic Charity Part II

Another goal of World Wide Village is to share the gospel and love of Jesus Christ, with humility. “We are not bringing Christ to poor communities. He has been active in these communities since the creation of the world, sustaining them, Hebrews 1:3 says, by His powerful Word. Hence, a significant part of working in

March Field Update

There are so many updates to share this month we don’t know where to begin! Here are just a few of the highlights from the last month in Haiti. Sewing Building Over the last year, a wonderful teacher has been offering after-school sewing classes to students in the WWV school in Williamson. A collection of

Sharing More Than Needles & Thread

By Kellie Fontaine (Renovation Church)   “One of the ways our team served during our trip to Haiti was through providing a sewing class and supplies for some of the women in Williamson. Fabric, thread, needles, elastic, scissors, and other sewing notions were among the gracious donations, filling two large suitcases. We were expecting to

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”