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Haiti

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere with a population of over 10 million and 80% live in poverty. Eight out of every 100 children die before they reach their 5th birthday. There are more than 420,000 orphans in Haiti. School fees in Haiti prohibitively expensive, therefore the literacy rate in Haiti is just 50%. Haiti Gift Catalog

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Uganda

Northern Uganda has been devastated by years of War, AIDS, and Poverty. Over 2 million children below the age of 15 have lost one or both parents. Without help these children will have little hope for the future; growing up without food, shelter, or an education. Fortunately, a man with a vision of hope for these children established Acres of Hope, Uganda. Uganda Gift Catalog

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Through our partners World of God provides young people with a quality education that shapes their future, enables their success and transforms their communities. Through education, World of God envisions a future in which its students graduate with the skills needed to foster local sustainability, alleviate severe poverty and restore community prosperity.

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Hurricane Matthew

We received this video on October 4th from Facile who is staying with his mom about a mile up the mountain of the guest house near the water source.
 

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Haiti

WHY AM I HERE?
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This was the first question that we asked when 10 leaders from Bayonnais met in Port au Prince with Nathan Arledge, Minister of Missions at Myers Park United Methodist Church (which co-sponsored the workshop); Dow Bauknight, Chairperson of World of God; and Missy Parker, volunteer for World of God.  The workshop was “Leadership Capacity – Building the Next Generation of Leaders for Bayonnais” July 27-29.

The Haitians were very active in the workshop, leading discussions, recording answers, role playing to learn concepts like “Be the Message” and questioning each other in friendly dialogue.

We started with Foot Washing, to remind all of us that, as Leaders we are here to serve.

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Uganda

Acres of Hope Uganda is Growing!
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You can play a part in making the dream of a 3-story school building at AOH become a reality. The children will create a beautiful tree mural in the school to celebrate your gift to this project.

For every contribution, the kids will paint a hand print leaf with your name* on it.

Up to $50 – Green Leaf

$51 - $250 – Red Leaf

$251 - $999 – Gold Leaf

Contribute $1,000 or more and your name* will be painted on the tree trunk.

*Or share up to 8 words of hope rather than your name.


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