Make a difference in the life of a child in Haiti. When you sponsor a child through World Vision you not only help the child, you help a family and a village. Cost: $39 per month. Contact Rachel Eckard, x288, to schedule a time to drop by our Missions office and choose a child to sponsor.
Spend Yourself® Haiti
- Starting Date: November 15, 2009
- Location: Savane Plate, Central Plateau
- Population: 1800, including 600 children
- Phase I (2010-2011): Goats, chickens, oxen, plows, and home drinking water filtration systems. Construction of a 30-acre lake, for irrigation and fish farming, stocked with 5,000 fish. Cost: $250,000 (funded and completed).
- Phase II (2012-2013): Construction of a farm tool depot. Additional drinking water purification systems and construction of 50 latrines. Training in hygiene and latrine care. Cost: $300,000 (funded and completed).
- Phase III Proposal (2014-2015): Construction of a hand pump drinking water well, 50 more latrines and a sugar cane processing unit. Cost: $165,000 (funded and completed).
- Proposal IV (2015-2016): Additional latrines, additional hand pump drinking water well, additional drinking water filtration systems and soil conservation plantings. Cost: $285,000 (funded and in progress)
There are various ways you can get involved:
- PRAY: Join us in prayer for the Haitian people as you realize they are living hungry.
- GIVE FINANCIALLY: Donate now by going to our Online Giving page. Sign up for an account and designate Spend Yourself® World Hunger Relief for your contribution.
- PARTICIPATE IN A MISSION TRIP: Annual trips are taken in the spring of each year.