In the very remote village of Corail, we started a school last September. Earlier that summer, seven of the village leaders of Corail had come to Pastor Diogene in Tricotte. They had heard about Starfish Ministries’ school ministry and begged Pastor Diogene to consider starting a school in their village. As they shared about the conditions, God touched Pastor Diogene’s heart and he agreed to their request.
Our director of school ministries, Norius, later hiked up to Corail to take inventory of the needs. The hike took three hours. He saw many children receiving no education. He suggested we begin a school in September of that same year. We budgeted for 230 children, one headmaster/teacher, and five additional teachers. We also helped to provide temporary classrooms made of wood poles with a very rustic tin roof system. Continue Reading →