New “Living Fence” Around School & Church

Wilto has been busy with his team of villagers constructing a fence around the school and church.   I had never seen this kind of fence before until I visited Haiti in 2011.  Basically, straight tree branches are “planted” in the ground side by side and they eventually take root, begin growing and become a “living fence.”

So not only secure but looks great, too!  I’ll post some photos once it’s complete.  Here’s part of the fence near the storage building.

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

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Christmas Celebration in the new Church 2015

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Thank you all for your very generous support of GML these past several years!

Laura, Beno, Wilto and the entire team, with your support have done some amazing things in Haiti these past few years:

  • A school with new 3 new school rooms and school office this year for the 200 school kids serviing pre-K to through middle school.
  • Clean drinking water with a 100,000 gallon cistern—saving, mostly, women and young girls time!
  • A large church to meet the spiritual needs of the community and also served as a shelter during the devastating hurricane last year!
  • Sanitary latrines –many people underestimate the importance of this!
  • Hot lunches in partnership with Feed My Starving Children for the children every class day improving passing grades from 67% to 93%!
  • A recent medical services mission in partnership with Vision Internation Mission.

Continue reading “Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!”

Medical Team from Vision International Missions Visits Belle Vie

23622018_1548412871872363_5924334180806754035_nGreat to have a medical team visit our village last week.  Laura was there to help coordinate.  We’re looking forward to hearing all about it on Laura’s return to the US.

Here’s a Facebook post with some photos on Vision International’s site.