After going on several mission trips throughout South, and Central America one of the founders of the Agape Projects recognized an extreme need in the country of Haiti. Haiti is already known as the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Already being faced with great poverty and struggle, the land was decimated by an earthquake in 2010, and a hurricane in 2016 that killed many and left millions homeless. These people are in dire need of help.
One in 8 children in Haiti do not live to see their tenth birthday. Over 50% of the population does not have access to clean, drinkable water. Over 60% of the country live in extreme poverty, children are often unable to afford clothes, and have been known to eat cookies made of dirt just to ward off the hunger pangs. There are approximately 500,000 orphans in Haiti and another 250,000 Restaveks (child slaves). These are just some of the hard facts of what the people of this country experience.
After seeing the damage done by the 2016 hurricane it encouraged us to take a group to Haiti to serve and help these people as best as possible. We went down in June of 2017, and visited orphanages, workshops, hospitals, nursing homes, homes for sick and dying children, and poor elderly in the communities. We also paid for tanker trucks full of fresh drinkable water and delivered it to the people of Cite Soleil (the poorest slum in the world).
The trip was a success and not only served the people of Haiti but also touched the souls of all the members of the U.S. team that went there. We’ve found it on our hearts to return there at least twice a year, taking donations, serving people, and taking fresh water to those people in need. We ask that you would join us in supporting those who need you more than you will ever know, either with a financial donation, or with your time by coming on one of these selfless mission trips with us.
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