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Bayonnais, 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

The child you provide a scholarship for will attend the OFCB Ministries School and your monthly support will allow us to make significant, sustainable contributions for the benefit of your child and the community. OFCB, founded 14 years ago, now has 1,700 students in K-13, and since 2003 has been providing scholarships for gifted students to attend university in Port au Prince.

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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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