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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 to this devastation. 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".

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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.
 

Stories of Hope

by Becca Dalessandro

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Haiti

A Great Day for Bayonnais!
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Submitted by: Mission team from South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church 

January 28, 2017 was a great day for Bayonnais!  A celebration was held to welcome Dr. Faustin Charles as the new Director of the Bethesda Health Center of Bayonnais. His arrival was celebrated with a program which included speeches, music, dancing, refreshments and much excitement from the community. Dr. Charles spoke about his devotion to the community and his desire to serve its people. After welcoming speeches by Actionnel Fleurisma, Kenold Decimus, Reverend Pastor Toussaint Saint-Louis (head of the new Community Healthworkers team) and others, Actionnel presented Dr. Charles with the keys to the clinic. 

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Uganda

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Acres of Hope!
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Praise and glory to God, 2016 was a great year at Acres of Hope, thanks to the generosity of so many of you. Almost 200 students had the opportunity to further their education through sponsorship, and even more in the community benefit from the school. The first ever class of P7 students took their exams for secondary school and will receive their results this month. Two pod houses were converted to hostels which allowed Acres of Hope to accommodate nearly 70 children rather than 40. The agriculture and livestock programs grew exponentially. Several teams visited Acres of Hope throughout the year. Pastor Geoffrey had an extended tour of the United States where he enjoyed sharing meals and visiting with many friends and supporters. 

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