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Current Challenges in Haiti

In Haiti, there have been many protests.  Many of those protesting are trying to find some justice in the systems required to live a normal everyday life.  The cost of goods is increasing, the value of the Haitian Gourde (local currency) is decreasing and the ability to survive is becoming more difficult.  The situation is […]

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5K Run for Education in Haiti

  Join the many runners and walkers in the 2019 Hope for Haitians 5K to support education in northern Haiti. On May 11th we will gather in Geneva at the government center right on the beautiful Fox River to enjoy a morning of fun, food, exercise and lots more.  Bring the family as this is […]

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2018 Evening in the Tropics – August 25th, 2018

Hope for Haitians is hosting the 17th annual Evening in the Tropics dinner in Rockford.  We are looking forward to a great turnout to hear about our 14th village in Pistere, Haiti and our plans for 2018 – 2019 and beyond. Your presence is always a joy as we celebrate the success of Hope for […]

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Irma and Marie destroy livelihoods

Haiti has once again been hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  While they were not in the eye of the storm the North East area of Haiti was inundated with damaging winds and water. We are beginning to receive reports regarding the villages that we have built in those areas.  The initial reports indicate that […]

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A June Trip to Haiti: Continuing Accountability

A group of travelers just returned from a Hope for Haitians accountability trip to Haiti.  They were able to see the poverty that abounds in much of Haiti as well as be joyfully welcomed into our latest village in Garde Saline, the second phase of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Village.  Along the way they […]

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What are we doing about Hurricane Matthew’s devastation?

The storm has passed, yet the devastation remains.  Hope for Haitians is accepting donations for emergency relief.  Click here to donate (be sure to note this is for the hurricane relief). Our first village built in 2001 is in Cotes-de-Fer, a fishing village on the southern coast of Haiti.  As relief efforts are being made […]

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What can we do?

During the worst of Hurricane Matthew, we can do very little physically to help our friends in Haiti.  What we can do is pray for their protection.  As you know there is very little infrastructure in Haiti.  Many people, particularly in more remote parts of this beautiful island nation, were not even aware of the […]

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