Haiti is a captivating place. Its natural beauty, coupled with the rich culture and resilient people make it one of a kind. But the abject poverty continually draws Americans and NGOs in to help ‘fix’ problems. Each person you ask seems to have a different perception of how Haiti became the way it is, as well as why people continue to serve there.
This past week, The Espwa Foundation was featured in a CNN.com op-ed that highlighted why many Christians serve in Haiti. Two of our projects, Jovenel’s farm and Haitian Creole Tour, were called out specifically as empowering Haitians through relationships built on mutual trust and dignity. Check it out!