News & Stories

  • April 6, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    Fifine and her family fishing again in Belle-Anse, Haiti

    With a brave heart, Fifine swallowed the anguish and despair that could have easily destroyed her spirit. Together, she and her husband, and their children fought together to pick up the pieces and resume their daily activities.

  • April 6, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    Seeds of Hope: The story of Cassius in Cité Soleil, Haiti

    In Cité Soleil, an urban slum of Haiti’s capitol, Port-au-Prince, Cassius Ulrich works on a water committee, raising awareness about the critical nature of clean, drinkable water, and hygiene and health issues. His outreach contributes to better living conditions for his family and the entire local population 

  • February 21, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    Kids will be kids at the new playground in Cite Soleil, Haiti

    Children and families in Cité Soleil, Haiti, now have a healthy public space that not only provides a place for kids to be kids and get exercise, but also a space for students to study at night and a center for youth to play sports in the evening, The new playground acts is a new focal point that brings the entire community together.

  • January 30, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    A promise made good in Haiti

    Making good on his commitment to see first-hand the people we are helping in the Americas, Tom Wessels, new President of…

  • January 6, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    On the sea again in Haiti

    Marlene lives with her husband and their 6 children in Belle-Anse, in the southern part of Haiti. After Hurricane Matthew hit the island, she lost all her fishing equipment and she couldn’t take care of her family. We offered her relief and assistance, and gave her fishing material to weave new fishing traps. Now she is on the sea again, earning a living, and keeping her family healthy.

  • November 14, 2016

    Americas / Haiti

    Helping men to fish in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

    On October 4th, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, bringing with it torrential rain that washed away homes and crops ready for harvest. Livelihood of all sorts were destroyed, including 180 fishermen in Belle-Anse.

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