Category: Student Sponsorship

A Day in the Life of an 8th Grader…


Pictured: 8th Grade Class in Williamson, Haiti Have you ever wondered what a typical school day looks like in Haiti? Are you curious what your sponsored student is learning? Would you like to know what their classroom looks like and how many other students are in their class? The photo above is our 8th grade

A Day in the Life of a 7th Grader…


Pictured: 7th Grade Class in Williamson, Haiti Have you ever wondered what a typical school day looks like in Haiti?  Are you curious what your sponsored student is learning?  Would you like to know what their classroom looks like and how many other students are in their class?  The photo above is our 7th grade class

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?

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”

Letters for Students


        I recently read an article about the far-reaching impact that student sponsorship can make in the life of a child and it specifically spoke of the beautiful impact that personal letters can make. The writer said that, “the letters sponsors write to their children are the greatest form of encouragement… For many

Faces of Haiti – Divine Appointments


Ouslow Normil and Rebecca live in Williamson, Haiti with their four children – Tibasson (age 10), Berlanda (age 6), Bernica (age 4) and their youngest, Tyler Charles (age 2). The oldest three spend their days with dad and their younge brother while their mother works in the market. Up until the last two years, Ouslow worked

A Recent Study by The World Bank


Joseph Woaly sits at a desk in the middle of a classroom. He’s been overseeing students for over seven years in a primary school in Haiti. Small children in pink uniforms and laughing girls with pink ribbons in their braided dark hair, walk by him. Years ago, his dream was for his own children to

Schoolbooks for Haiti


Excitement filled the air as the children in the WWV schools finished their last day of school before summer break. The younger children were excitedly skipping around the playground as the older students concentrated on their exams. In Haiti, year-end exams are crucial. Students must pass these exams in the older grades in order to

“She was in awe that someone cared for her.”


A story from World Wide Village supporter, Sue Masek.   Deeply ingrained in the culture of the impoverished former slave colony, the practice of poor families giving away children to wealthier acquaintances or relatives is not uncommon in Haiti.  A restavek is a child in Haiti who is sent by his or her parents to work for

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