Child Sponsors Needed

We currently have 7 children who are in need of sponsors.
These are children currently in our program, but their sponsors have had to discontinue support.

Please consider a $20/month donation so that we do not have to exit these children from our education program. Your gift enables them to attend school- and relieves their family of some of the pressure of providing education for their child.

Click on “Child Sponsorship” and set up your donation via PayPal.

Donations can also be sent to:

HOPE Mission International, PO Box 265, Canterbury CT  06331

Spring Benefit Concert- Greenwich CT

Join us Saturday, April 18th for a Concert featuring the Darien Encounter Church Band

7:00-9:00 pm

Greenwich Baptist Church

10 Indian Rock Lane

Greenwich, CT  06830-4054
We will share updates on our current projects.  A love offering will be taken for the Lavatory Project at the Community Library.

Christmas Benefit Concert

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Announcement- New Board Member Appointed

The HOPE Board is pleased to welcome Rose Louis-Charles to its board.  Rose, a native of Haiti and resident of Miami, FL, first traveled to Duchity with us in 2011.  We immediately were impressed with her incredible gift in teaching and working with children.  She has a heart for evangelism and her keen understanding of culture and language brings incredible strength to our board.  With the blessing of her family and in conjunction with her current local church ministry, Rose agreed to serve with HOPE.  We are excited to have her represent us in Miami as well as with her associates, many with close ties to Haiti.  Please pray that the Lord will open doors for Rose (and our entire team) to share about HOPE’s work in Haiti and the exciting things God has in store for us!

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Crystal Giaquenta (right) with Rose Louis Charles (left) with Dieumile, Crystal’s sponsored child.

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Exciting Updates- May 2014

Lots of exciting things are happening here at HOPE!  Join us in Praising God!

1.  We had a WONDERFUL evening in Stamford for our Annual Evening of Praise and Fellowship.  It was so nice to see many long-time supporters and to share a meal together.  THANK YOU for joining us and for continuing to support the work in Duchity- especially the need for Solar Power.

2.  Because of your generosity, we have been able to ship our starter set of Solar Panels down to the library.  They will be installed and running in time for our summer teams.  Yay electricity!!  We still have a long way to go in order to provide power to our community but we are excited to be moving in the right direction.

3.  We also had a great evening with our Summer Ministry Team from Eastford Baptist Church as they held a spaghetti supper to raise money for their trip this summer.  We are excited to partner with them for a second time!

4.  We have three different groups headed to Haiti this summer!  Each team will be using their unique gifts and talents to bless the Duchity community.  We have team members teaching First Aid/CPR and Nursing Skills.  Other team members will be holding Leadership Training seminars.  We will have multiple weeks of Vacation Bible School for the children, evening Revival services, a women’s outreach event and a carpentry outreach for youth.  All teams will spend time visiting the community, blessing community members and gaining a greater understanding of Haiti.

5.  We are looking forward to bringing new books for the HOPE Library.  Visit our Amazon Wish List to select a book (or two) to donate.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/ref=wish_list

We also will be purchasing books in Haiti to add new titles and reference materials to our circulation.

Continue to pray that God’s work goes forth in Haiti!  Thank you for all your support and prayers!

4th Annual Evening of Praise and Fellowship

Join us Saturday, April 12th for an evening of Praise and Fellowship.  We will share a delicious meal and worship together.  HOPE team members will share updates on what God is doing in Pestel.  There will be opportunity for you to join in the work through your prayers, financial assistance and presence.  Please R.S.V.P by April 1st.  A free-will offering will be taken.

4th Annual Evening of Praise and Fellowship

7:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Community Church

1155 Newfield Avenue

Stamford, CT 06905

We look forward to seeing  you there!

December 2013 Ministry Team

We have a small team heading down to Duchity 12/26 for a few days.  Rev. Don Rivers, the husband of our Board member Lynda Rivers, will be speaking for three evenings of revival meetings.  We are very excited for this opportunity!  We trust it will bring transformation in lives and also be a source of encouragement to the pastors and believers.  The team will spend time encouraging the community, accessing ministry/outreach and meeting with our sponsored children.  Please pray for the team’s safety, wisdom in all interactions and that God would receive the honor and glory.  Stay tuned for a trip report in the new year!  On behalf of the HOPE Board, our sponsored children and the entire Duchity community in Haiti, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year as we serve the Lord together!

July 2013 Update

What a tremendous time we had in Duchity this past July!  It was great to see our friends there, especially our national partners and sponsored children.   Without our national partners, HOPE would not be an effective ministry.  We are grateful for their service, which done completely because they love Jesus Christ and want to better their community.  

It was wonderful to visit with 40 sponsored children and hear how their school year went.  Many did very well in school and were already busy studying for next school year!  It is a blessing to sit with them and consider how God is using so many of you to help them.  Thank you!

We celebrated the graduation of 60 students from our Computer Skills Training program.  This was awesome!  We are so proud of their hard work and look forward to seeing them continue in their education.

Thank you for your support!

Consider joining us in Haiti this December 26-January 1.  Or, next summer.  Teams are forming and we’d love to talk with you about potential ministry opportunities.  You don’t need special skills- just a willingness to serve and learn.

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HOPE Community Library Inauguration and Computer Class Graduation!

We are pleased to announce the Inauguration of the HOPE Community Library will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2013!  We have been working towards this day for many years.  God has been using HOPE’s property and building for ministry outreach for many years.  Bible studies, revival meetings, and Vacation Bible School have been held throughout the year.  Over the last two years, the use of the building has expanded to include weekly Computer Skills Training for youth and adults as well as a weekly film outreach.  Last summer, we hosted two teams on-site!  Now, we are ready to officially open the library to the public!  Our staff is ready, bookshelves are full, tables/desks are in place and the books are cataloged.  We are eager to take time to come together as a community and thank God for his provision!  This has been a community effort but it would never have been possible without the Lord’s help and your faithful support!  We will also hold the 1st Graduation Ceremony for the youth and adult students who have successfully completed over 50 hours of Computer Skills Training!

Join us in praising God for all HE has done!  Continue to pray that He uses HOPE to bring Him honor and to make Christ known throughout Pestel!