August 2006 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Glenn & I spent half of July in Haiti.  While there I worked with Norius, our school director, on the school budget for the upcoming year.  Due to the anticipated increase in enrollment in our current 26 elementary schools Norius asked for 13 additional teachers.  We budget for teachers at the ratio of one teacher for every 40 students so that equates to an additional 520 children in these schools.  Without adding any more schools that would put us at almost 6500 students in September.  However, many requests have come in for us to start new schools and we have made commitments to two additional villages which will add another 200 children in September.  We are excited about the opportunity to serve these 28 villages with education for their children.   And ultimately it opens the door to reach more people with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Continue Reading →