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Fabiola Chikel is a college student at the University of Quisqueya in Haiti studying pediatrics.

Voices from Haiti: Fabiola

Fabiola Chikel is a college student at the University of Quisqueya in Haiti. The General Board of Global Ministries supports her studies. Please support scholarships for students in Haiti with a gift to Advance # 982468.


UMCOR constructed nine transitional schools at the Corail resettlement camp that may be used for temporary shelters during Tropical Storm Tomas.Haiti Braces for Tomas

After ten months of struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake in January, the people in Haiti are doing what they can to brace themselves against Tropical Storm Tomas.


Nouveau College Bird Primary Three choir singing at worship service during the 50th Anniversary CelebrationNouveau College Bird of Haiti Celebrates 50th Anniversary

 Nouveau College Bird had ample space for the celebration of its 50th anniversary in Haiti’s capital city.


Farm assistant Lebon Augustus and the Rev. Jim Gulley hold young goat twins in Darbonne/LeoganeUMCOR Aids Farmers Hit by Haiti’s Earthquake

To increase food production in the earthquake-impacted areas of Haiti, United Methodists are supporting a project that will encourage farmers in the practice of “passing on the gift.”


Act AllianceACT Alliance Responds to the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

UMCOR is working with our partners to address the cholera outbreak in Haiti. Gifts to support UMCOR's work in Haiti can be made at


Melissa Crutchfield (right) of the United Methodist Committee on ReliefOffering is UMCOR's 'Backbone'

Eight days after the January earthquake in Haiti, Melissa Crutchfield led a small team to the island to start assessing emergency needs for the United Methodist Committee on Relief.


A young girl from First United Methodist Church in Sidell UMCOR in Haiti, Two Months Later

Two months after an earthquake damaged or destroyed three-quarters of the Haitian capital, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is poised to deepen its relief work and move into the early stages of long-term recovery operations.


Attorney Thomas J. Mills (left) helps Haitian clients at Justice for Our Neighbors’ New York clinic.UMCOR Helps Haitians stay in the U.S.:

He lost his wife, his home and his job when the Jan. 12 earthquake hit Haiti. The man identified only as “Bernard” also found himself alone with an infant daughter.


UMCOR: 70 Years of Hope.Haiti Health: Moving Toward a Long-Term Strategy

Live Webcast: March 11, at 10 am EST
Please join us on-line for a conversation with UMCOR Health and health partners from around the country as we discuss strategies for dealing with the health challenges in Haiti.


Noel Zierne (left) prays during worship at St. Martin Methodist Church in Port-au-PrinceHaitians Mourn Losses from Quake

The people of Haiti took three days of remembrance, Feb. 12 to 14, to mourn their losses, including family and friends as well as their homes and livelihoods.


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