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Contact information for ministries in Haiti

Several churches of Christ and missions group support work throughout the country

By Erik Tryggestad
The Christian Chronicle

March 22, 2004

Hope for Haiti’s Children (HFHC) Ministries, a Cincinnati-based Christian child development organization that provides comprehensive care and opportunities to poverty-bound Haitian children. The ministry is raising $15,000 to rebuild five homes of sponsored children and one Christian school/church building in the Pageste area of Haiti destroyed in the late May flooding.
For more information, see www.HFHCMinistries.org.
The Haitian Christian Foundation supports several mission efforts in Haiti, including a preacher training school in Cap Hatien. For more information, contact Haitian Christian Foundation, 425 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601. Phone: (915) 677-0033. See the ministry’s Web site, www.haitianchristianfoundation.org.
David and Sarah Dirrim work at the preacher training school, the Center for Biblical Training (CBT), in Cap Hatien. The school is an affiliate school of Sunset International Bible Institute, Lubbock, Texas. For more information, see www.sunsetinternational.org or www.geocities.com/cswampdog.
Healing Hands International, based in Nashville, Tenn., and Abilene, Texas, coordinates church relief to several parts of the world. For more information, see the ministry’s Web site, www.hhi-aid.org.
West Monroe, La.-based World Radio and White’s Ferry Road (WFR) Relief Ministries are involved in relief efforts for Haiti. Read one of their appeals online at www.worldradionews.org.
Roberta Edwards works with orphans and children in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. Contributions for her work may be sent to her supporting congregation: Estes church of Christ, 1539 Highway 45 South, Henderson, TN, 38340
Missionary Joseph Worndle is coordinating food relief “since looting and hoarding have been spreading all over the country,” he said. For more information, contact the Beltline church of Christ, 2159 Beltline Road SW, Decatur, AL 35603, Phone: (256) 353-1876.
A medical project and a farm in LaGossette are overseen by the Boulder Valley church, Boulder, Colo. Brad and Monica Guatney are the directors of the project. The medical component is a public health, community health initiative. A summer program for U.S. youth groups to work in the ministry is part of the effort.
For more information, contact the Boulder Valley church of Christ, 270 76th Street, Boulder, CO 80303-4802. Phone: 303-499-4085 Fax: 303-499-4094.

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