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Sixth Annual ‘Hearts for Haiti’ Fundraiser In Sedalia, Missouri, Builds Futures for Children

The sixth annual Hearts for Haiti fundraiser will continue to help support the Strong Tower Orphanage in Caracol, Haiti, home to 18 children. Continue reading “Sixth Annual ‘Hearts for Haiti’ Fundraiser In Sedalia, Missouri, Builds Futures for Children”

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Catholics Bring Life-saving Health Care to Rural Areas of Haiti

Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas of Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.

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Hurricane Matthew Displaces Haitian Children Sponsored By Compassion International

Claudia Martinez / World Vision World Vision response manager Lesly Michaud with two displaced mothers and their children.
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World Vision response manager Lesly Michaud with two displaced mothers and their children.
A quarter of Compassion’s 270 child centers shut down in wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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How the Plea of One Haitian Mother for Mary Beth Chapman to Take her Child Helped Start a Ministry

Mary Beth Chapman is the New York Times best-selling author of Choosing to See and the president of Show Hope.
Mary Beth Chapman is the New York Times best-selling author of Choosing to See and the president of Show Hope.

My involvement with issues surrounding maternal and child health began in 1997 when our oldest daughter, Emily, and I traveled to Haiti. It was my first time to visit a developing nation; I was heartbroken and challenged by what I saw and experienced. I will never forget walking the streets of Port-au-Prince, hand-in-hand with my daughter, and being approached by a Haitian mother with a young child on her hip. “Please, please, oh please,” she begged me, “Please, take my child with you.”

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