We have not lived in Haiti long in 2012 before we meet Rosena and Roseberline, two sisters at Grace Emmanuel School. We learn that their father had just passed away, struck while selling drinks at a speed bump on the national highway. Continue reading
He is noticed in the crowd due to the number of hot dogs he manages to shovel into his mouth. Eight hot dogs. But it isn’t the hot dogs that sparks attention, it is the fact that this boy is hungry. Continue reading
As I am deciding which student’s home to visit today, I ask my co-workers which students have no parents. They reply, “Rosny.” Rosny, an 8th grader, is new to Grace Emmanuel School this year. Continue reading
Many who visit Victory Bible Church and Grace Emmanuel School fall in love with Wiskenly, better known as “LeLe.” His infectious smile and silly dance moves quickly win over a crowd. Continue reading
In mid-December, my husband and I go to Haiti for a long weekend to visit Grace Emmanuel School. I bring two special deliveries for the school: 275 crisp, blank Christmas letters for the students to write on (or color) for their sponsors, and the students’ ID badges. Continue reading
His story begins as so many others in Haiti—in a broken family.
Fedner does not choose the culture, the country or the family into which he is born. He does not choose his circumstances. He does not choose to be labeled as a statistic. Continue reading