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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

Divine Appointment

Pictured: Grace Le Sage in Haiti When Lisa and Grace Le Sage came to Haiti on a short-term Impact Trip, they were more than excited to meet their sponsored student from Armee du Salut. They had a backpack full of snacks, clothes, toys and school supplies and were ready to bless this little girl that

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

Byron Jones Makes an Impact in Haiti

Byron Jones, Star Defensive Back for the Dallas Cowboys, Seeks to Make an Impact in Haiti.  Partnering with World Wide Village and their “NFC Fan Loyalty Competition” A six-hour plane ride, less than 2,000 miles, from the artificial turf of AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, home to the Dallas Cowboys, is the impoverished community of Williamson,