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Open Hands is currently operating a savings group program in Southern Haiti. This program was started in the fall of 2009. It has been very successful in assisting people in the churches in the region.

Updates From the Field – Haiti

Due to the hurricane in Haiti the participants in Open Hands savings groups have not been able to save as much as they had been saving. However, the funds they have saved will be very helpful to them in buying food and rebuilding damaged houses. Through the assistance funds that many groups have, they have…

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Helping Haitians Help Themselves

Helping Haitians Help Themselves

Often in mission newsletters and the media, Haitians are portrayed as hungry, hurting, and helpless. This perception of the people of a nation has led to multi-generational dependence on outside aid. This has led to despair and a feeling that without outside aid things cannot change. However, nothing could be further from the truth! Haiti…

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