April 2013 Newsletter

Greetings from Port-au-Prince, Haiti!  I arrived here yesterday afternoon, March 28, and will handle administrative opportunities for the next week.  This morning I visited with Daniel Fontil for a couple of hours.  This Daniel (as distinguished from our Director Daniel) is one of our former orphanage children who is now living in Port-au-Prince, teaching third grade while waiting to begin STEP Seminary in September.

Daniel came to the Starfish Ministries Orphanage in 1998 when he was 12 years old.  He came from a family of 15 children who lived in a mud hut in the village of Jean Rabel in the far northwest corner of Haiti.  Daniel’s life was difficult as a child – sometime they had food, sometimes not.  But he did go to school and always did well in his academics. Continue Reading →