Category: Programs

Six Reasons to Include Children in Missions

Whether you’re coloring pictures with your toddler to send to your sponsored student, bringing your teen on an Impact Trip to Haiti, or praying together as a family for missionaries around the world, including your children in missions is so important! Here are six reasons to include your children in missions taken from “Faith Passed

June 2018 Field Update

Education: While many of us have finished up the school year and are enjoying the start of summer, students in the World Wide Village schools are still working hard on year-end testing this week. Unlike the United States, students are required to pass national exams at different points in their schooling before continuing into higher grades.

Meet the 2018 Interns!

  Penny Nelson “My name is Penny Nelson. I am from Chelsea, Michigan. I am 22 years old. I am going to be a senior at Alma College where I am studying International Business and French. I came to Haiti to research the local businesses here, help some of the local business persons with their

Celebrate Haiti!

On May 18th Haitians will celebrate the culture and heritage of their country on Flag Day. Haitians love and take pride in their country. Many of the children in the WWV schools even share that Flag Day is their favorite holiday of the year! As World Wide Village gets ready to celebrate this wonderful holiday, we

May 2018 Field Update

Nikola School: Nikola is a school located in the mountainous regions above Williamson, Haiti.  World Wide Village and wonderful supporters from Apex Efficiency Solutions have been working together to support this small school and help it thrive!  A recent team visited the school, bringing lumber and know-how to build sturdy school desks for the children.  

An Empty Sack Cannot Stand

Pictured: Two students from Armee du Salut on their lunch break There is a popular Haitian proverb that says ‘Sak vid pa kanpe’, which means an empty sack cannot stand.  The “sack” in this proverb is reflective of a sack of flour, from which bread is made. Imagine a sack full of flour standing upright.

April 2018 Field Update

Dedication of House #55: Pictured: Siltamene and family Siltamene is a single mother of six children and two grandchildren. For decades she lived in a house made of pieced together tin and tarps just up the hill past the newly constructed World Wide Village medical center. Siltamene sold produce in the market until she became

Sandals & Sustainability

Budding entrepreneurs like Nelson Garcon are just the kind of talented young people who are helping Haiti thrive, grow and build sustainability.  Over the last several years, Nelson has been honing his skills making leather sandals, but it hasn’t always been easy. Nelson lives with his mother in rural Williamson. If you’ve been to Haiti

Food Over the Wall

This short story from Wallace Turnbell – a 90-year old missionary friend living in Haiti – is just one example of why we admire and love the Haitian people. Let this story of graciousness, generosity and creativity of the poor be an inspiration to you today as you continue striving to serve the people of

Easter Kites

As we’re celebrating Easter with bunnies, egg hunts and way too much candy, Haiti is celebrating with colorful kites, church services and traditional meals. Though not all areas of Haiti celebrate in the same way, there are several traditions that mark Haitian culture in the days leading up to Easter – a time of celebrating