We received word yesterday afternoon that two of the children in our orphanage have contracted cholera. But Edner, our Orphanage Director, acted quickly. The two children were taken to a hospital some distance away where they received treatment and are now recovering.
Cholera causes severe diarrhea, which leads to dehydration. If fluids are not replaced quickly, [...]
Hello! With all the sponsors, we have so much joy in our hearts to write you in the name of Jesus. How are your activities, your families? We want to tell you a great thank you for all the sponsors who make the decision to help us. Know that you make that to glorify [...]
Many of you have been praying for rain, as there hadn’t been any significant rain in this area of Haiti since November. God has heard and answered. Wednesday afternoon and evening, it rained for four hours! They received two inches of rain. One man told Bernie, “My garden is very happy today!”
Thank you so much [...]
Last Saturday Pastor Alfred Paul, from the village of Fiervil in the mountains east of Tricotte, came to visit me. He walked for three hours, having heard that we may be able to do an eye clinic. He shared that he has many people in his church that struggle with their reading due to poor [...]
Some of you may remember Bernie writing in a newsletter four years ago about a young man named Nodi. It is such a blessing to see how God continues to lead young men like him. Since Bernie’s newsletter, Nodi has gone to plumbing school in Port-au-Prince. And right now he is back in Tricotte, using the things [...]
On Saturday, Bernie and Glenn, along with Exalus, who works with our schools in Haiti, visited Remoussin, a village about a mile downriver from Tricotte. Exalus was concerned about some cracks that had been developing in the school building since the earthquake.
Glenn had been to Remoussin in February, and at that point there was no [...]
Glenn & I are having a great time in Tricotte. It had been six months since we were here.
Glenn has been working on the village water system. He’s installing two new 1600 gallon water tanks in order to increase the storage capacity. We currently have indoor plumbing for our girls in the orphanage but didn’t [...]
Bernie called from Haiti this afternoon. He sounded upbeat and energized to be back ministering to and with many old friends.
He had a window seat on the plane as he flew into Port-au-Prince Wednesday. As the city came into view, the thing the struck him most was all the blue. Blue? As they descended, he [...]