Haiti February 2018

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Haiti Short Term Missions Trip

Hopefully at some point in your time at Harvest you have heard about Little by Littlean orphan prevention and local job creation project in Haiti run by Isabelle Stigge who attends our church. Essentially, they train Haitians to make jewellery so they can earn a living and support their families, then sell these items in Canada. The majority of orphanages are filled with children who have living parents, but whose parents are unable to provide for them financially. Little by Little is committed to preventing that trend by providing sustainable employment for families so they can stay together.

In May 2017 a team from Harvest went to Haiti to set up a new compound LBL had begun renting. The purpose of that trip was to prepare the building to house future LBL sewing classes and Canadian missions teams. Plumbing work, electrical work, and carpentry work was completed. Beds, benches, tables, wiring, piping, and many other things were done to set this place up and accelerate the ministry there. 

The next trip

A Team of 14 women from Harvest London are heading to Haiti from February 28th to March 7th.

The purpose of the trip is threefold:

1. To teach new skills to the Haitian LBL Team such as crochet, sewing, card making

2. To disciple these Teams through Bible teaching. Along with caring for families’ physical needs by providing employment, we want to minister to their hearts and teach them God loves them and has a redemptive plan for they and their families.

3. While the parents are being taught, we would love their children to participate in a VBS. We are also hoping we can train Haitians to do this in the future. We are praying for a strong connection to a new Harvest core group that, God willing, will be launching in Haiti in January (we will visit this new Harvest church on the trip).

The team:

Isabelle Stigge

Laurel Coatsworth

Hannah Wiseman

Linda Seabrook

Laurie Sherwood

Katrina Dups

Alex Peat

Maria Fehr

Janice Peat

Elise Francis

Sue Parkin

Marilyn Wanamaker

Jen Kuypers

Laura Erickson

Give towards this trip

Give Online

To give online to a team member, click here. To receive a charitable receipt donors should sign up for a SecureGive account.

PLEASE NOTE:  You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “message” box (example below). Mislabelled donations will go to the overall team costs and will not be followed up on.

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Give via cash or cheque

To give via cash or cheque drop the cheque at the office or the offering box at any of our weekend services.

PLEASE NOTE:  You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “memo” section of the cheque and/or the offering envelope. Write their name, and “Haiti 2018”. Unmarked cheques will end up in the church general fund and cannot be reallocated.

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TEAM FINANCIAL SUPPORT

To give online to a team member, click the button to the right.

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “message” box.