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Hispaniola: Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Hispaniola is an island in the Caribbean that is shared by two countries: the Afro-Caribbean Haiti to the west and the Hispanic Dominican Republic to the east. This is where Christopher Columbus landed in 1492 — “discovering” America. When Columbus arrived, the island was in...


Mission: Haiti 2023

From jaws of death to hands and feet of Christ

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MISSION: HAITI 2023 is not a short-term mission. Climbing For Christ’s New Generation, a group of about 35 young Haitians, have continued the ministry started by Climbing For Christ from 2005 to 2013.

Mission: Haiti 2022

Swept away

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Climbing For Christ has been providing instruction, prayer, and support in the mountains of Haiti since 2005. The New Generation took over where we left off in 2014 with our financial support and ongoing advice.


Latest News

Friday, March 4

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Carmen waiting for surgery. Missionary Miguel visited Carmen at the Hospital Universitario in Santo Domingo. He reports that the doctors now say her surgery will be Monday. Miguel thanked those who have been helping Carmen for us. Dr. Hector Sorrilla, the coordinator of the group that is addre...

Wednesday, March 2

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Carmen's surgery was postponed today and is tentatively scheduled for Friday. Missionary Miguel was traveling from Tiotte, Haiti, where his family is from, to Thoman for Climbing For Christ's monthly seminary. He spoke to Carmen's son, Milus, by phone at 6 a.m. and learned of the decision made by d...

Wednesday, March 2

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Pastors in groups for discussion during seminary. The Monte Pou Kris (Climbing For Christ) monthly seminary was attended by 29 pastors and church leaders at the church in Thoman. The subject was the second part of how the bible was written. The first part of this teaching occurred during Missio...

Monday, Feb. 28

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Missionary Miguel needed to return to his home in the Dominican border town of Jimani to prepare for Monte Pou Kris's monthly seminary on Wednesday in Thoman. Miguel spoke by phone with Carmen's son, Milus, a Thoman church leader, who stayed at the hospital with his mother. “She is well with a...

Sunday, Feb. 27

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Surgery for Carmen is scheduled for Wednesday! “The last news about Carmen is she feel well waiting for surgery,” missionary Miguel said. The latest news on giving for the “Rescuing Carmen” fund: US$2,435. Praise Him!

Sunday, Feb. 26

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Carmen resting in the hospital today. When asked how Carmen was doing today, missionary Miguel said: “She feel well and she know that (God is using us to try to help her).” We are waiting for doctors to determine when and how to operate. God is in control.

Friday, Feb. 25

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Carmen is still in the hospital, awaiting surgery. “I don't know when that will be done,” said missionary Miguel, who is also still looking for someone to care for her while she is in the hospital in Santo Domingo. Food is not provided in hospitals in Hispaniola; it must be delivered by ...

Thursday, Feb. 24

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Missionary Miguel Rubén Guante visited Carmen in the hospital in Santo Domingo, DR this afternoon and passed along our ministry thanks to the doctors who are examining her. He discussed with them what might happen in the days (and possibly weeks) ahead. “They agree that it is a long dia...

Wednesday, Feb. 23

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Missionary Miguel reached the hospital in Santo Domingo with Carmen at 6:30 p.m. “She is under care now,” he said 10 minutes later. “Many doctors taking care of Carmen,” Miguel wrote in an e-mail with this photo at 6:45 p.m. “They are testing to put her un...

Monday, Feb. 21

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From the Mission: Haiti 2011 Dispatches (Wednesday, Feb. 2): We stopped in Thoman to have Dr. Steve look at the mother of one of our church leaders there. She has a hideous tumor growing out of her mouth. In 1½ months it has grown to the size of a grapefruit. She is unable to eat, although sh...