30 Families Move into New Homes

30 Families Move into New Homes

Moving day for the families in Haiti we help, is different than here in the US. No moving van pulls up to move furniture and stacks of boxes. Most of our families have very few possessions and no furniture to speak of. With the help of their family and friends, they...

Wilna’s Story

Wilna – Pistere Wilna is a 36-year-old mother of five children living in the village of Pistere in Northern Haiti. The home her family lived in was described by one of her children in this way, “Our house was really deplorable. She was leaning, some side was...

Siliane’s Story

Siliane – Dumas Siliane is a resident of Dumas in northern Haiti where she lives with her four children ages 2-13. Prior to encountering Hope for Haitians, Silane was renting a home. The property, like many in the area, was in poor condition with a leaky roof....

Rosena’s Story

Rosena – Dumas Rosena is a 64-year-old widow with great responsibilities. As the mother of 6 children and grandmother of 4 grandchildren she is devoted to caring for family. Like many in her village of Dumas she and her family lived in inadequate and unsafe housing....

Rose-Mirlande’s Story

Rose-Mirlande – Dumas At 25 Rose-Mirlande is the mother of two young girls, ages one and four. She and her family are residents of Dumas in northeast Haiti where 60% of families live in substandard housing. Despite living in accommodations that were insecure and...

Mikerline’s Story

Mikerline – Viard Mikerline is a married 32-year-old resident of Viard in Northern Haiti. She and her husband Renaud Lagguerre have five children, 2 boys and 3 girls. As anyone with a large family knows keeping track of 5 kids is a fulltime job. Some time ago,...

Justine’s Story

Justine Telfort – Dumas Justine Telfort lives with her sister Rosenie in Dumas located in rural northern Haiti. These two single mothers are raising 5 children between them. The fathers of the children partially pay for tuition and provide food sometimes. Day to day,...

Jacquelin’s Story

Jacquelin – Viard Jacquelin is a 50-year-old farmer in the community of Viard, Haiti. He, his wife, and their 5 children live in a home built by Hope for Haitians as part of the Village of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Hope for Haitians built 50 homes for families in...

Irene’s Story

Irene – Pistere Irene is a 35-year-old mother of 4 children living in the village of Pistere in Northern Haiti. A trader by profession she supports her family with her ability to be successful at market. That success may help feed her family, but it was not enough to...

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