A forum in Haiti, sponsored by UMCOR, EMH, and UMVIM, calls for creative solutions to the persistent problem of rebuilding homes.
More than 3,200 families in Haiti will soon have transitional, upgradeable, or permanent housing, thanks to collaborations between UMCOR and three different humanitarian organizations.
During its spring board of directors meeting, UMCOR approved significant funding for disaster relief in Japan and Haiti and advanced its strategic planning process.
by Melissa Crutchfield and Thomas Dwyer
From the May-June 2011 Issue of New World Outlook
For about 18 years, Eglise Methodiste d’Haiti (EMH, Methodist Church of Haiti) has operated a microcredit program in the town of Petit Goave, 43 miles from Port-au-Prince, in Haiti.
Read about how UMCOR is responding to the needs of people in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake.
Last Wednesday was a “big day” for the field office of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) in Haiti—and an even bigger day for 700 Haitian children who now have the opportunity to continue their education.
Leonard Jeangilles was worried that a mission team he was helping would be late returning to the Methodist Guest House for dinner.
An hour’s drive separates the quiet refuge of Camp Corail — among Haiti’s largest tent cities — from the clutter and clatter of the dusty, garbage-strewn streets of the capital city.