News & Updates

Project and fundraising updates to keep supporters and donors informed of our work.

May 20

The handwashing stations in our villages couldn’t have come at a better time to try to keep the spread of infection low. Over the past five days, Haiti has seen numbers gradually rising from 15 new positive cases reported last Wednesday but by the weekend 98 new cases...

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Handwashing Stations Established

Handwashing Stations Established

Working with funds from the emergency appeal, Hope for Haitians has been able to increase access to handwashing stations in half of the villages we built. This means thousands of people will have a better chance to protect themselves from the coronavirus by doing proper hand washing…..

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Giving Tuesday Now 2020 – Thank You!

Giving Tuesday Now 2020 – Thank You!

On May 5th, 2020, Giving Tuesday Now will roll across social media feeds and fill email boxes with messages from charities worldwide. An outgrowth of Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving that comes in early December, Giving Tuesday Now is in response to the...

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Covid-19 Impact on Food Security in Haiti

Covid-19 Impact on Food Security in Haiti

Food Security in Haiti before Covid-19 For decades, food security has been a significant problem in Haiti. Malnutrition is responsible for about 60% of all deaths of Haitians under 18 years old. One fifth of all Haitian children and 67 in every 1,000 die before their...

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Haiti Status Update – Covid-19

Haiti Status Update – Covid-19

This is a ongoing report on conditions in Haiti as they encounter Covid-19. It will be regularly update with the most recent information from our contacts in Haiti, and what we have been able to do to provide assistance. Haiti was one of the last of the Caribbean nations to stay clear of the Covid-19. It arrived in mid-March. Haiti does not have the infrastructure to combat Covid -19. As a developing nation with limited resources, a lack in proper sanitation, and dense living conditions, this creates challenges for social distancing. Hope for Haitians is working to respond with assistance to the people of the villages we built.

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5K Run for Education in Haiti

5K Run for Education in Haiti

Join the many runners and walkers in the 2020 Hope for Haitians 5K to support education in northern Haiti. On September 26th we will gather in Geneva at the government center right on the beautiful Fox River to enjoy a morning of fun, food, exercise and lots more....

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Viard Poultry Project Evaluation

Viard Poultry Project Evaluation

One aspect of Leadership council training involves the members of the leadership Council selecting and implementing a project using $1,500 in seed money provided by us as part of the training. In the village of Viard, the leadership Council chose a Poultry Meat...

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