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Treadle Sewing Machines en route to the oprhanages in Haiti!

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We've taken on the added responsibility to deliver sewing machines to Haiti. Each school needs 12 machines. They are coming from all over the U.S., the majority are coming from Michigan and Wisconsin and some as far away as Seattle and some as near (to us) as Florida.  As soon as the current social crisis abates itself we'll make plans to get these to Haiti.


Luther's Catechisms arrive in Haiti

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Luther's Catechisms arrive in Haiti
While learning a language is an intuitive process for children, reading and writing has to be taught. Without a suitable school environment most of us would never have learned how to read and write, therefore we wouldn't be able to read God's Word in the Bible! How sad. In Haiti schools have few books, little paper and a shortage of pencils. Learning is more difficult without the proper tools.
Raphael is the Regional Director of Education for much of Northern Haiti. He is also a Christian. He knows the value of learning to read and is particularly concerned that the 23,000 school children in his district learn how to read the Bible. Through our native Haitian missionary, Rona, Raphael has asked Multi-Language Publications in El Paso to supply 23,000 Luther's Catechisms translated into Creole for his voluntary after school programs throughout his district. What an opportunity to share God's Word in a place that's difficult for u…

First Flight To Haiti - September 2016

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What’s the connection between Luther’s catechism, small airplanes, and 23,000 Haitian children?

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What’s the connection between Luther’s catechism, small airplanes, and 23,000 Haitian children? Layman John Kramer, a member at Crown of Life, New Orleans, La., and retired airline pilot, shares the story:

Raphael is the regional director of education for much of northern Haiti. He is also a Christian. He knows the value of learning to read and is particularly concerned that the 23,000 school children in his district learn how to read the Bible. Through our native Haitian missionary, Rona Abraham, Raphael has asked WELS Multi-Language Publications to supply 23,000 copies of Luther’s Catechism translated into Creole for his voluntary after-school programs throughout his district. What an opportunity to share God’s Word!

Now how do we get the materials there? In Haiti, transporting and importing humanitarian items is difficult. Those that import by shipping container or boat experience issues at the docks when customs officials and workers demand exorbitant fees. However, in the northe…