Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay is the area where our school and health center is located. We’ve published a children’s book about a turtle and goat that live in the area. Ends with a good message. The book is written in English and Haitian Creole. When you get a book, a book will be set aside for a more »

Three God-sized Goals!

Together We’ve Accomplished Much We are grateful for the churches and donors who have made this ministry possible. But we’re praying for three God-sized goals to bring Hope. Health. Happiness. to Haiti Our Three God-sized goals! 1. FINISH THE RMEC To finish our school, the Rob Marchand Education Center. > Stucco the walls—$5,000 > Windows more »

Raise the Roof

Pick a number between 1 and 150 – and that’s your donation! If we fill out the chart, we RAISE THE ROOF. The Rob Marchand Education Center is our new school in LaGonave, Haiti. Email – contact@LaGonaveAlive.com (If your number is taken, we’ll give you the next lower number) Simple to give your number – more »

Block by Block

It starts when we are young, learning how to stack blocks. We begin small, the stacks of blocks keep falling over, but we continue to try over and over. When we began the ministry of LaGonave Alive we started small, we made some mistakes, but we kept doing what we could to help the people more »

3 Lug Nuts & A Bald Tire

We attended the graduation of Dr. William, a medical student in the Dominican Republic. On our first full day there, we decided to go see the ocean. It is about an hour and a half drive from Santiago to the beach. We hired a driver and William borrowed a car from a friend. While grateful more »

Haiti Children Christmas 2015

So grateful for churches and donors who bring the love of Jesus Christ and Christmas to children on LaGonave. This year over 1,100 children were received for Haiti Children Christmas in 3 villages- 790 in Anse-a-Galets, 215 in Source-a-Phillipe, 120 in Nan Cafe. You made love come alive again this year!

Dr. William update

Dr. William Hyppolite is our medical student completing his final year at UTESA Medical School, Santiago, DR. Currently he is in an Internal Medicine rotation and serving the poor in a village near Haiti. He will have a pediatrics and gynecology rotation with a projected graduation of March 2016. http://www.utesa.edu/webutesa/home.htm Following graduation he owes a more »

Preparing for Mission Trip

What people may not realize is it takes a lot of preparation for a mission trip. We have a team that will be heading to Haiti on March 22 and everyone is already busy. Because there is no postal service, we try to bring as much as we can in our luggage. Everyone tries to more »

Haiti Children Christmas 2014

A quick update on the Haiti Children Christmas this year. About 850 children were given a meal and a toy, which is really incredible! We actually held a party on the 24th and 25th due to the number of kids. There was a team from Hot Springs/Rapid City, SD that helped organize and I was more »

Dr. William is back

Our medical student, William Hyppolite, is in the U.S. for a visit prior to his final year of medical school. In January he will start his rotations. During this visit he is scheduled to speak at a class at DWU, visit elementary and coffee shop in Wessington Springs, visit secondary classroom in Mt. Vernon, have more »