New Life for Haiti is hosting a Meal Packing Event

 
Megan Buczkowski
Updated 1/14/2020 7:39 AM

Contact Information:

New Life for Haiti
Marnie Van Wyk -- Executive Director
marnie.vanwy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

igfn.us/form/rUEwzg Please register no later than January 26th.


It is the MISSION of New Life for Haiti to give children a chance at a future, to meet the urgent needs of families, to foster new economic opportunities, and to influence cultural thinking toward a sustainable change within the Grande Anse River Valley on the southern peninsula of Haiti, while acting as the hands and feet of Jesus to bring the life-giving and hopeful message of Christ.

In an area where most of the people live under the national extreme poverty line of less than $1.23/day, New Life for Haiti works to combat hunger and poor living conditions through feeding programs in schools and for the elderly, as well as responding to natural disasters that occur frequently in Haiti, such as earthquakes, tropical storms, and hurricanes. New Life for Haiti has conducted home and church rebuilding programs after natural disasters and has built homes for displaced families or those with disabilities.

Less than 20% of children attend school in the Marfranc area where New Life for Haiti works, so they have built 7 schools, including a model school (The School of Hope) to model a different philosophy and better teaching methodology in a rural area, plagued by antiquated, ill-equipped schools. New Life for Haiti trains teachers who lack access to quality training.

In a country with over 430,000 orphans, New Life for Haiti is also rescuing orphaned children from trafficking in a country with hundreds of thousands are living in domestic servitude.

New Life for Haiti was founded in 2006. It is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Donations can be made at: https://www.newlifeforhaiti.org/donate
To learn more about New Life for Haiti, visit our website: www.newlifeforhaiti.org

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