More than seven years after an earthquake shattered Haiti’s capital, the secretary of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly, announced Monday that he would grant 58,700 Haitians another six months to live and work in the United States.
Some 55,000 Haitians in the United States who received protection from deportation in 2010, when a major earthquake devastated their land and killed 300,000, may be forced to return to their country next year if indications by Trump administration officials prove true.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has launched a project to rebuild the presidential palace, destroyed by a devastating earthquake in 2010.
This new state-of-the-art clinic is slated to serve thousands of Haitians annually.
The Luke Church, one of Houston’s fastest growing churches, has partnered with New Missions, a prominent missions organization, to construct a brand new, state-of-the-art medical clinic in Haiti’s Leogane Valley. This new facility provides critical medical support and treatment to thousands of Haitians, annually, who may otherwise not have access to basic medical treatment. The original clinic was destroyed, seven years ago, after a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake killed more than 200,000 Haitians, leaving there families to rebuild their lives and communities. Continue reading “The Luke Church Partners With Renowned Missions Organization to Construct New Medical Facility In Haiti”
Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas of Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.
In contrast with the generally thriving residents of Norway, people in South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine top a Gallup survey of the most suffering countries in 2016.
And life continues on, we can affect it…but we have to do something.
A group wearing tracksuits and carting 15 large hockey-equipment bags down the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport terminal is quite a common sight. But this particular story is not common at all. In this case, this group was not off to defend gold or to play in a football tournament, they were set out to bring some hope to children through the power of the beautiful game—over 340 kg of football gear, to be precise.
In three years with the Bucs, offensive lineman Kevin Pamphile has been active in sending school supplies and hygiene kits to students in his parents’ homeland of Haiti. Last month, he made his first trip there and saw in person the lives he was working so hard to improve.