Category: Programs

World Water Day 2017!

Last April, a group of individuals from central MN came together to experience Haiti. Each day while this team was on the ground they dedicated time to serve the students in Williamson. As the team was serving at the school, they were struck by the small well in the ground on the side of the

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

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

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

Salvain Family Video

Your gifts matter….  $25 can provide two birthing kits to pregnant mothers $59 will feed one child hot lunches for an entire school year $128 will provide one pregnant goat and feed for two months   $538 will pay the salary of one elementary teacher for a year   $1036 will build 33 square feet of the