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Pouring God’s goodness into each other: An invitation to be a sponsor at Grace Emmanuel School

If you walk through the village of Source Matelas on any given school day, you are bound to run into school-aged kids who are not in school. Perhaps they started school in September but were sent home after a few months when their mom couldn’t pay the rest of the tuition. Maybe their older siblings are in school, but there just wasn’t enough money to send the younger kids. Maybe they’ve never had the chance to go to school.

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Looking Back: Reflections on the past year at Lighthouse

Certainty has all but dissipated entirely over the past 365 days as COVID-19 has collectively challenged our world in more ways than we could have ever predicted. We have all felt the gravity of change in the midst of a crippling pandemic, political tension, agonizing loss, and social upheaval. What began as a two-week quarantine following the outbreak of this disease has since crept into another calendar year.

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Sustaining Grace Emmanuel School: Sponsorship amount to increase April 1

Due to the unprecedented strengthening of the Haitian gourde and increased costs of operating the Grace Emmanuel School, JiHM will be raising its student sponsorship amount this spring for the first time in over 11 years. Sponsors will be notified by mail and email in the coming weeks. Steve Mooibroek, JiHM’s Board Chair, shares the reason for the increase in his letter to sponsors below.

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