What’s Happening in Haiti? [May 2022]

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are celebrating mothers in Haiti today!  We hope these stories show both the resiliency of Haitian mothers, as well as the importance of your support in their lives. There is a well-known phrase in Haiti – Madan Sara. “A Madan Sara is a...

A Mother’s Haitian Fritay

Tania Saintfleur loves people and loves cooking. She is the mother of two boys and also cares for her aging mother. Tania has used her love of cooking to earn a living, selling Haitian Fritay – a collection of fried foods such as plantains, paté, fried meats and more....

Above and Beyond: Days for Girls

Women all around the world share one thing in common – monthly periods. Yet for women living in third world countries, these monthly periods can be problematic. In countries like Haiti, girls can miss several days of school each month and women can lose wages simply...

For I Was Hungry

Two years ago, when COVID-19 made its way through Haiti, Marie Duperier became very sick. She had a cough, fever and body aches. Being a single mother in Haiti, an illness like this can be devastating.   Marie especially worried for her family because the little...

Truth About Life in Haiti

The recent newspaper headlines about Haiti read like this:  “Chaos, gang violence again erupt in Haiti.””Haiti stuck in a vicious circle.””U.S. Christian ministry’s plane destroyed by rioters in Haiti.””Doctors without...

Above and Beyond: A Giving Heart

Middle school isn’t just TikTok and eye-rolls, Snapchat and crazy hair. Emersyn – a sixth grade student from Iowa – already has a heart for giving!   When Emersyn’s family sponsored Djennie Jean-Louis, she learned the struggles that children in Haiti face...