Haiti Medical Project News

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  • A container of faith: Brethren in Miami send relief goods to earthquake survivors in Haiti
    by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford on October 29, 2021 at 2:40 pm

    When we at Eglise des Freres Haitiens in Miami, Fla., decided to ship a container to Haiti, we had no idea how it would play out. We didn’t know how much it would cost and whether we would have enough money to ship. We didn’t know whether we would have enough supplies to fill a 40-foot container. We didn’t know anyone in Haiti who knows the custom system, with the connections to help us. But we didn’t give in to the fear and concerns that we have felt. We stepped out in faith and God made it all possible.

  • Brethren Disaster Ministries-built homes and the Church of the Brethren in Saut Mathurine
    by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford on October 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

    After Hurricane Matthew in 2016 caused widespread destruction in the same area of Haiti affected by the recent earthquake, a joint project of Brethren Disaster Ministries and L’Eglise des Freres d’Haiti (the Haitian Church of the Brethren) brought relief and recovery to the town of Saut Mathurine.

  • Haitians at the border: A Brethren response
    by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford on September 24, 2021 at 1:42 pm

    currently facing the compounding crises of political unrest following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the effects of a destructive 7.2 magnitude earthquake, and the aftermath of Tropical Storm Grace. These events, as terrible as they are individually, also exacerbate existing problems like gang violence and food insecurity throughout the region.

  • Global Food Initiative grants go to Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Honduras, New Orleans
    by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford on September 23, 2021 at 7:15 am

    of the Brethren’s Global Food Initiative (GFI). Recently, allocations have been made in support of an agricultural initiative of L’Eglise des Freres d’Haiti (the Church of the Brethren in Haiti), a pig project of Eglise des Freres au Congo (the Church of the Brethren in the Democratic Republic of Congo or DRC), an urban poultry and vegetable garden project in Honduras, and a goat herd at Capstone 118 in New Orleans.

  • Church of the Brethren delegation visits site of earthquake in Haiti
    by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford on September 20, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Ilexene Alphonse, pastor of Eglise des Freres Haitiens, a Haitian Brethren congregation in Miami, Fla.; Jenn Dorsch-Messler, director of Brethren Disaster Ministries; and Eric Miller, co-executive director for Global Mission traveled to Saut Mathurine in southwest Haiti in the second week of September.