News: Haiti

How to Pray for Haiti During Civil Unrest Haiti
Haitian children praying
Mar 4, 2019 -
 
With the recent civil unrest in Haiti, we’ve had lots of questions from concerned churches and partners—how can we pray for Haiti? How bad is it? Are the children okay?
 
The Girl Pulled from the Rubble: Bolivena's Story Haiti
Bolivena now
Feb 4, 2019 -
 
Six-year-old Bolivena was trapped in her house during the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010. The cement blocks that used to be the walls of her home now lay on her little body, crushing her pelvis. 
 
Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Haiti Haiti
Group photo of children
Jan 10, 2019 -
 
Christmas in Haiti was a blast! Thanks to your generous support, your sponsored child had a fantastic time at their Christmas party.
Photos from Your Child's Camp in Haiti Haiti
Two boys playing
Aug 28, 2018 -
 
Summer camp in Haiti was a little different this year. 
 
Camp was originally scheduled for July. However, when the Haitian government proposed a hike in gas prices, people started rioting. The Venture team that was going to help our staff run summer camp had to cancel their trip, and camp was postponed. 
If You Believe: Seeing God’s Power in Haiti Haiti
A boy plays in the dirt
May 10, 2018 -
 
Cassia Burke, former COTN staff writer, recently took her first trip to Haiti as COTN's Haiti country liaison. While there, she witnessed God at work, and she was kind enough to write down her experience and share it with us.
 
Wordless Wednesday: Happy Valentine's Day Haiti
Uganda girl with heart facepaint
Feb 14, 2018 -

It’s a day to celebrate love—whether it’s romantic love, familial love, or friendship. And we want to celebrate all the ways you share God’s love with children in need.

As a small thank-you, here are some adorable photos straight from our heart to yours! Happy Valentine’s Day!

How You're Helping Lead Children in Haiti to Christ Haiti
Children listen to a Bible study
Jan 30, 2018 -
 
Teaching through the Life on Life children’s curriculum wasn’t a natural step for Serge Joseph, COTN’s Village Partnership Program coordinator in Haiti. When it came to Bible studies, the elementary-age children he worked with were used to hearing sermons and lectures, not sitting in groups, hearing stories, and participating in discussion or hands-on activities.
Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Haiti Haiti
A tasty and nutritious dinner
Jan 22, 2018 -

Thanks to you, COTN children around the globe were able to have Christmas parties! In Haiti, on December 22, 150 people gathered to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The party included Village Partnership Program (VPP) children, parents, volunteers, staff, and our Hands on Haiti children

Hands on Haiti: Eight Years After the Earthquake Haiti
Everybody in!
Dec 4, 2017 -

In 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. COTN was already serving in the Dominican Republic. The need was right on our doorstep.

This became the beginning of COTN–Haiti and COTN’s Hands on Haiti ministry.

Photos from Your Child’s Summer Camp in Haiti Haiti
Boy eating at camp
Sep 12, 2017 -

Thank you for joining the team of people who made summer camps possible this year for children in Haiti! The donations you and other sponsors gave through our special Easter card fundraiser earlier this year provided the resources needed to make summer camps a special time for the children.