June 2004 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

As we left the village of Tricotte last Monday morning it was raining, and the water in the river that needed to be crossed was rising quickly. Later in the week some parts of Haiti got so much rain that flash flooding took the lives of hundreds of Haitians. It seems that hardships and struggles are a common part of life in Haiti.

In our own ministry area we have also recently experienced the loss of life. Three weeks ago one of our teachers in our Bera school was killed in a “tap-tap” accident. As he rode in the back of a small pickup it overturned on a treacherous road and he was pinned underneath. This young male teacher left behind a wife and two young children who have no way to support themselves. Continue Reading →