An Update from Haiti

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Our schools remain open, even amidst the chaos in Haiti. We were recently sent photos from one of our schools. Not one child is smiling. Not one. The dire situation in Haiti is written on their faces.

January Report

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How are things in Haiti? Things could hardly be worse. Don’t people say: “it is always darkest before dawn.” The assumption therein must be: there will be a dawn. When thinking about Haiti and her suffering people, I am not …

A Note from Haiti

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Dear Rev. Porter, We thank you for all you have done for us at St. Matthew Episcopal School in Leogane. As I told you, we do what we can to help each person in our community. Without your support we …

Emergency In Haiti

Emergency – Haiti // August 2021

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Forging Futures is sending financial assistance to the ravaged towns of the Lower Peninsula – The Sud – and in particular, the towns of Jeremie and Les Cayes. Our own schools, located on the Sud in Leogane, were utterly destroyed …

May 2021 Update

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Dear Friends of Haiti, In 1976, a quizzical absurdist playwright named Vaclav Havel agreed to be the spokesperson for a group calling for a more tolerant and open Czechoslovakia. After 13 years of official harassment and imprisonment, Vaclav Havel was …

Dear Friends

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Dear Friends of Haiti and Forging Futures, The Haitian proverb for this year is: Si ane pa t’touye ou, jou pa ka touye di ou. Bondye di ou: fe pa ou, m’a fe pa m’. Literally, it means: “If this …