The Haitian people have experienced a rapid succession of calamities—natural disasters, military coups, deep poverty, and corruption. Haiti is considered the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Most Haitians live on less than $2 per day, and two-thirds of the labor force do not have formal jobs.
|Northern Haiti||40 Communities||Rural||2013|
- • 60 Bible study groups have been established and meet regularly
- • Community members have learned new health and hygiene practices, made lifestyle changes and
have become healthier.
- • Almost 1,500 families are growing vegetables and raising chickens and goats, resulting in healthier diets and higher incomes.
- • 212 micro-businesses have been started
- • Children in 11 communities attend sports camps, spiritual lessons and receive healthy lifestyle education.
Haiti occupies the western region of Hispaniola, a two-nation island in the Caribbean, shared with the Dominican Republic.
|Port-au-Prince||34,856,813||94.8% (16% Evangelical)|