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... 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... 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... Read More »