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.

Project Overview

Location Reach Program Setting
Northern Haiti 40 Communities Rural 2013

Project Impact

  • • 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.

Country Overview

Haiti occupies the western region of Hispaniola, a two-nation island in the Caribbean, shared with the Dominican Republic.

Capital Population Professing Christians
Port-au-Prince 34,856,813 94.8% (16% Evangelical)

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