RMEC School Begins

We dedicated the Rob Marchand Education Center on Sept 10, 2018. We have started with grades 1 – 4, with 113 students. Our hope is to complete a second level to the school for grades 5 – 8. If you’d like to sponsor a student, $100 a year provides an education, uniform, and meal at more »

Dr. William Visits

Dr. William is visiting the U.S. to thank donors and churches for their support. William is our doctor for the Hello Doctor Clinics in Zetwa and Anse-a-Galets on the island of LaGonave. Many people have made his dream possible – from orphan to medical school to doctor. He was married in February 2018 to Dr. 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 »

HELLO DOCTOR

Hello Doctor is the new clinic in Zetwa, a small village on LaGonave. Dr. William and Nurse Berline are accepting patients, three days a week. The Haiti Ministry of Health has approved Hello Doctor to provide health care. We were also notified that the Ministry will provide vaccines, if we purchase a solar refrigeration unit. 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!

Get in the Boat

Excerpts from the sermon – Get in the Boat Matthew 14: 22-33 Most of the time when we go to LaGonave, we take the Jesus boat. We call it the Jesus boat because we’re pretty sure that the disciples sent it to Haiti when they were finished with it. The only difference is today instead 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 »

Scholarships 2014

Thanks to the Haiti Rummage Sale, Watertown 1st United Methodist Church, and generous donors – $4,225 was sent to support school scholarships. This will help students in elementary, secondary, agriculture, nursing, and law schools. Investing in the future of Haiti through education!

Where We Could Help

Thank you for your interest in Haiti and the island of LaGonave.  My opening blog is a piece written a couple years ago, but seems like a fitting piece for kicking off LaGonave Alive!   Where We Could Help Today I mourn for the people of Haiti. I mourn a place where people won’t eat more »