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Rev. Jim Gulley (yellow hat) and Rev. Tom Vencuss (green shirt)Innovation: Tool for Rebuilding

A forum in Haiti, sponsored by UMCOR, EMH, and UMVIM, calls for creative solutions to the persistent problem of rebuilding homes.

 

This upgradeable shelter in LeoganePartners in Providing Shelter

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.

 

At UMCOR's spring 2011 board of directors meetingSetting a Vision

During its spring board of directors meeting, UMCOR approved significant funding for disaster relief in Japan and Haiti and advanced its strategic planning process.

 

Six months after the earthquake in HaitiProgress in Haiti After the Earthquake

by Melissa Crutchfield and Thomas Dwyer
From the May-June 2011 Issue of New World Outlook

 

Pauline MarsInvesting in Life: A Microcredit Program in Haiti

 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.

 

UMCOR HaitiUMCOR Haiti Digest 

 Read about how UMCOR is responding to the needs of people in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake.

 

UMCOR Haiti Program Officer Josny Mehu says these classrooms will help educate hundreds of Haitian children at Camp Corail. The primary school was formally inaugurated January 26.A Big Day for Haitian Children

 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 stands in a doorway that looks out over the Caribbean Sea from the back of the Haiti Eye Clinic in Petit-GoâveHaitians Find Hope, Show Faith Through Disaster

Leonard Jeangilles was worried that a mission team he was helping would be late returning to the Methodist Guest House for dinner.

 

Children play between rows of tents at Camp Corail where the United Methodist Committee on Relief is helping provide services.Camp offers Shelter for Displaced Haitians

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.