In the May Challenge, we shared the wonderful training course for the Entrepreneur Program in Bayonnais, which the Bayonnaisians learned in October 2107. Here we share some of the businesses that were started.read more
We are excited with all of the enthusiasm about Actionnel’s visit this month. He will be visiting many area churches as we look to find additional sponsors for children in Bayonnais. Look through the events calendar and know that you are welcome to attend any of the events listed. We hope you will find at least one opportunity to catch up with Actionnel during his visit.read more
Lake Norman Baptist Church in Huntersville traveled to Bayonnais in March. Their team members felt the presence of God in many ways. Their stories are moving, we’ve shared some below.read more
In October Stephanie McAnuff, Gray Scott and Dow Bauknight taught 8 Bayonnaisians the AlternativProject’s Entrepreneur Workshop material, who in turn taught their friends the material. It was a resounding success! [See November Challenge Newsletter for more information.]read more
Actionnel will visit the US May 4-21. He will be visiting with churches and supporters to share all the great things happening in Haiti. Since his last visit there have been several projects completed — including the mercantile store.read more
When you meet the World of God staff in Bayonnais you will see on the faces of Sylvio, Presly, Yvolene, and Josue the dedication, enthusiasm, and love they have for our sponsored children.read more
Thank you sponsors for your support throughout the year. The students in Bayonnais are receiving a quality education and hope for the future is made possible by your generosity. This is the time of year to maximize your charitable donations for the 2017 tax year.read more
Supporting our family through our work is freedom.
(Excerpts from Actionnel’s Speech to Congregation, Sunday, October 22, after Entrepreneur Graduation on Friday, October 20)
November 18, 2017, will make it 214 years since 1803 when the chain of slavery was broken – the big fight [Slaves rising up against the French].
Dr. Oriold is leaving Bayonnais
Since 2014 Dr. Oriold hadsbeen a doctor at the Bethesda Health Center of Bayonnais. He has done a very fine job of running the clinic . His desire has been to continue his education in Pediatrics. He submitted his application to the government school in Port Au Price in September, and received tentative approval in late September.
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IMPORTANT: Notice Date Change
Due to hurricane Irma, Actionnel’s trip to Charlotte has been delayed and condensed. The focus of this trip is Clinic Support, Child Sponsorship, and Road Project. Kenold and Wallace, Director Agronomy, will be here from Sep. 26 - Oct 3 to attend a strategic workshop with Friends of OFCB and World of God.
This was the first question that we asked when 10 leaders from Bayonnais met in Port au Prince with Nathan Arledge, Minister of Missions at Myers Park United Methodist Church (which co-sponsored the workshop); Dow Bauknight, Chairperson of World of God; and Missy Parker, volunteer for World of God. The workshop was “Leadership Capacity – Building the Next Generation of Leaders for Bayonnais” July 27-29.read more