July Update

on July 19, 2019 Christelle

So much has happened since my last update! The kids wrapped up their school year last month and all made excellent grades to proceed on to the year in school! We are so proud of these kids for all they have accomplished and the effort they put forth for their education. So many of you… Read More

Summer is Here!

on May 28, 2019 Christelle

The kids are still in school but summer is officially in full swing as we kick off the first of 14 weeks of team visits to the Hope Center! This week is a large group mostly from Mississippi and some from Georgia. They’ve only been here for 2 days but have already been pouring into… Read More

New Leadership at the Orphanage

on April 23, 2019 Christelle

Hello! I’m Christelle Nilsen, the new American Director for the Children of Christ Home Orphanage. My two year commitment began on February 2. I was here for 10 days before being rushed out of Haiti due to the civil unrest. I was able to return in early March and have now been serving and loving… Read More

Thank You for the Books!

on July 16, 2018 Anna

I am back from Haiti. I had a great time and can’t wait to go back! I now have a good idea of what to do next time I go. The kids loved the library so much and have already started requesting types of books. I wanted to thank all of the generous donations people… Read More

The interns depart

on July 14, 2018 Matthew

Unfortunately, due to some civil unrest, it was determined that it would be best for the interns to return to the U.S.. All of the interns had to cut their visits short and head to the airport on Friday. The good news is the demonstrations did not impede the safe return of the interns. All… Read More

Favorite Books

on July 6, 2018 Anna

It’s been a very busy week! The kids had English class in the morning, VBS in the afternoon, and visiting with the team in between. The reading is still going strong. Most of the kids like to jump from book to book, reading a few pages or chapters of the longer ones than trying another… Read More

Book Log

on July 2, 2018 Anna

The kids are very proud of their reading ability and they love documenting it in the notebook! Each child has a page with their name on it, and every time they read a book they write it down. This helps keep track of who’s reading what, what books are they favorite, and what page the… Read More

Church with the kids

on July 2, 2018 Matthew

We attended the local church service on Sunday. It was a a pretty warm morning and the service lasted just short of three hours. A very beautiful service with a packed house full of worship. Everyone wears their best. After the service we got some pictures with the kids looking sharp in their Sunday best…. Read More

Book Update

on July 1, 2018 Anna

It has been a great week! The kids had started reading the books before we had developed a system to keep track of how many have been read, but so far combined they have read and estimated 50 books! I am super impressed! It has been a lot of fun reading with the kids, learning… Read More