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.Continue reading
What’s the best way to mark the ending of a difficult year in Haiti?
With celebration and gratitude.Continue reading
A year-end update from Steve Mooibroek, JiHM Board ChairContinue reading
Somehow, over six years have come and gone since Fedner, who will turn 19 next month, came to Lighthouse.Continue reading
Jean Denis Ormeus, whose background is in education science, has been tutoring the kids at the Lighthouse Children’s Home for over five years. Through these years he has not only successfully helped the kids advance in their studies, but also become a trusted friend and positive male role model.Continue reading
“You’re not leaving, you’re just going away for a little while.”
These are the words Mama Odette said to me when I told her I would be moving to the south of the country for two years. The wisdom of this woman 40 years older than me has always impressed me.Continue reading