It has now been 17 days since a powerful earthquake rocked Haiti on the morning of Saturday, August 14.Continue reading
On July 23, Grace Emmanuel School held its 5th commencement. Despite the issues that have plagued Haiti over the last few years—pèyi lok, insecurity, COVID-19, and most recently the assassination of the president—the 21 students who comprise the Class of 2021 never gave up on their dreams.Continue reading
It seems impossible that Kimberly, a 1st grader when she moved into the Lighthouse, has grown into a beautiful young woman and is preparing to begin her senior year of high school this fall.Continue reading
On July 23, Grace Emmanuel School will celebrate its fifth high school graduation. The Class of 2021 is GES’ biggest graduating class yet, with 11 women and 10 men.Continue reading
This spring, Esther Lamour, 22, was chosen as one of two recipients from Grace Emmanuel School’s Class of 2020 to receive a college scholarship from JiHM. She is the first female to receive the scholarship and plans to begin studying nursing this fall.Continue reading
Today is Mother’s Day in Haiti, and there is one mama in particular we celebrate today.
Mama Odette, who turned 68 in March, had already raised 11 of her own biological children when she became the primary caregiver at the Lighthouse Children’s Home in 2015.Continue reading