Be joyful always; 1 Thessalonians 5:16 Joyfulness is a gift from God.  Even in times of doubt and trouble, we can rejoice in the fact that God is in control and cares about every aspect of our lives.  It’s not easy to “be joyful” when things are not going well, but God gives us peace…

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Dieumimar is 14 years old.  She has been at Family Care Haiti for 5 years.She has no parents and Family Care is her home and family.Dieumimar attends True Hope Academy and her favorite subjects are math and science.In 3 years, she will be ready to learn a trade through Career Hope Initiative.She would like to study culinary science…

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Our world is consumed by the Coronavirus.  Our future is unpredictable.  We don’t know what to expect or how to plan our lives.  We wait and hope for a vaccine to make the virus “go away”. Millions of homeless, abandoned children have the same fears but not because of a virus……because of where they were…

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“Money makes the world go around” and we need money to pay our bills. BUT “Prayer Changes Things”. Without prayer, our efforts are dependent on earthly hopes and expectations.  We can plan and scheme and exhaust our talents to achieve success, but without God’s involvement, our work is useless.  Without prayer, our efforts are in…

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Two recent aid updates for Haiti: The U.S. Government has committed $13.2 Million to fight the #COVID19 outbreak in #Haiti to support risk communication efforts, improved water and sanitation, infection prevention, #COVID19 case management, laboratories, and more. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a disbursement to Haiti under the Rapid Credit…

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As of April 15, there are 37 reported cases of Coronavirus in Haiti and 3 deaths.  For a population of 11 million, those are very good statistics.  However, with limited testing kits, the real number of cases is unknown. We continue to pray that God will protect our kids and all the great people of…

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I was blessed to have been born and raised in the richest country on earth.  Opportunities were limitless and I had many choices as a young man for a career path. I wasn’t born into a rich family.  My father was a pastor in a small church in North Carolina.  But he worked hard and…

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The president of Haiti announced last night that two individuals were infected with the Coronavirus.  Two citizens from Belgium and France apparently brought the virus in. What does this mean for our orphanage?  As people make a run on stores, food supplies will rapidly decrease and prices will soar.  Our already strained budget will be…

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We are most grateful that the Coronavirus has not hit Haiti.  As of this writing, there are no reported cases. The Haitian Government has cancelled all incoming international flights (except from the US) in an effort to further protect the people.  I applaud their decision.  Considering the poverty and unsanitary conditions, the virus would have a…

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My visits to Haiti are always memorable and I return to the States with a heavy heart.  The tenacity of the Haitian people is remarkable.  In the face of corruption and poverty, these people continue to find ways survive.  Single mothers, especially, struggle to feed their children.  It is heart breaking to see these hungry…

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