College graduation is an incredible moment and accomplishment in a person’s life. But in Haiti it is especially significant since less than 1% of high school graduates ever receive a secondary education. We recently spoke with some college graduates who work with Mission of Hope or attended school here. Here are their stories and dreams for the future.
Reuben MarcellusReuben is 30-years-old and just finished five years of college with... Read More
The setting is beautiful, the moon is but a thumbnail in the sky, the stars are shining from the sky with a particular brilliance rarely seen in the crowded states and the air is warm and tinged with the salt off the ocean. On the roof of the dorm with hammocks hanging empty the teams are gathered for their debrief before... Read More
What happens when an 11-year-old boy from Oklahoma dreams big...not just for himself but for others? Landon Lee, now 12 years old, just recently returned from a trip to Haiti with Mission of Hope. Landon’s trip was his 12th birthday gift, and he graciously took his parents with him on his mission to serve the people of Haiti, specifically kids his age whom he... Read More
In May, several Mission of Hope staff members met a sweet woman named Marie Myrtha. She was lying on the floor of her home, in the mud. She was crying from pain because she had a shattered hip and broken femur. Many of our visiting team members met with Marie and loved on her through the summer as we worked on finding her medical... Read More
I’m married with 2 daughters, Alyssa 17 and Makayla 13 yrs. old. 3.5 years ago, Makayla was diagnosed with a rare incurable brain disease. Since her diagnoses, she has had 28 brain surgeries, which makes for a constantly busy schedule for me. Then, in August 2014, my husband was injured in a car accident after a semi-truck hit him head on at 60 mph. He suffered... Read More
Whitney P. was a summer intern at MOH this year, serving with the medical team. She spent each week blogging her experiences in Haiti and sharing what God was teaching her, revealing to her, and how He was changing her. Her experiences were varied; she viewed dental extractions, filled out pharmacy prescriptions, gave immunizations, shared the gospel,... Read More
Chris Ryals, Assistant Medical Coordinator for MOH, shares a recent God moment:“I am so thankful for God pursuing me today! Lately I have been tired, in a repeat cycle, and just praying that I could come out of it. Today at mobile clinic in a new village, I was able to feel, see, and hear God in a way that I never have before. I just finished playing soccer with some... Read More