Category: Programs

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

March 2018 Field Update

Building homes in Haiti: Pictured: Manicia with her three children in front of her old home Manicia – a mother raising three small children alone – was recently blessed with an amazing gift. The gift of a home. Manicia has been working hard to provide for her children, slowly saving money as she can to

David & Goliath Moments

I can remember having butterflies in my stomach for weeks leading up to my first trip to Haiti. What would it be like? Would it be safe? Would I be able to sleep? What would the food be like? Would I have the words to say to the Haitians? Since that first trip I have

Money Can’t Buy Happiness…

Money can’t buy happiness…but it can buy goats…which is pretty much the same thing!  Meet just a few of the families that are benefitting from your generosity and willingness to give to God’s work in Haiti through World Wide Village. Thanks to you, nine families have already received goats and training in 2018.. Goats in Haiti

Meet the Nurses!

Pictured: Encie Cenatus and LiKerlange Clercivil We are excited to introduce to you, Encie Cenatus and LiKerlange Clercivil. These two talented young nurses are teaming up to launch programming at the new World Wide Village medical center.   Encie is finishing up her last year of nursing school and lives with her family in Port-au-Prince. She

February 2018 Field Update

Pastor’s Coalition: The pastors from Williamson and Luly continue to receive training, encouragement and resources in Creole to help disciple men in their churches.  The men’s groups have completed two books from STEP Seminary in Port au Prince. STEP Seminary is an evangelical  theological seminary that “prepares Haitian leaders to make disciples of Christ to

Healthcare Brings Hope

Kristine Julber suffers from high blood pressure on a daily basis.  This type of hypertension can cause chronic headaches, but more seriously can cause stroke, heart disease, kidney disease and visual impairments.  As a mother of six, Kristine cannot afford to suffer from these serious health conditions at such a young age.  Yet according to