HAITI

Climbing For Christ

TAKING THE GOSPEL TO MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF THE WORLD WHERE OTHER MISSIONARIES CANNOT OR WILL NOT GO

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...

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Mission: Haiti 2024

Lighting the way for children to learn

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Climbing For Christ continues its prayer and financial support for the work in Haiti, especially for the schools in Majon, Morne des Commissaires, and Kalimet, as well as ministry carried out by C4C’s New Generation.

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.

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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...

Friday, Feb. 11

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The view toward Gentilhomme, Haiti from Miguel’s Dominican border town home in Jimani at sunset on Thursday. A full day of travel — 18 to 22 hours — driving from Jimani to Santo Domingo and flying back to the States marks an end to the short-term part of Mission: Haiti 2011...

Thursday, Feb 10.

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Miguel, Jordan and I met and, with Rosie’s translation help, we reviewed this trip and discussed future plans for the mission. A high priority is to finish building the church at Jimani with the support of Steve, Eileen and Lisa’s church in Canon City, Colo. Miguel will continue to addre...

Wednesday, Feb. 9

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Steve teaching midwives from Malasi and Gentilhomme. Steve met with five midwives from Malasi and Gentilhomme to learn how they deliver children and what types of complications they experience, and then offered some tools and suggestions to assist future child births. For instance, here they...

Tuesday, Feb. 8

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Sometimes the moment is too much: a father sitting outside the Climbing For Christ mission house holding his little girl, crippled (unnecessarily) by polio. Never mind that a vaccine could have avoided this. The man did not know; he came from another village to Malasi to see a doctor from the States...

Monday, Feb. 7

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The Monte Pou Kris health clinic and puppet show began anew in Malasi, while a few of us road-tripped to other villages that have asked Climbing For Christ for assistance. Steve and his team, headed up by Lisa and Malasi’s own Clanice, again saw more than 100 patients. The worst of these was ...

Sunday, Feb. 6

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It was a typical Monte Pou Kris church service in Malasi with an overflow crowd of 277 people worshiping with us for five hours. Worship included communion (the first time for 17 believers baptized on Saturday), three weddings, and a baby dedication. The baptized were among a full house of G...

Sunday, Feb, 5

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Janelle's "tap-tap" carrying members of the Malasi church (and Justin and Steve) from a baptism along the riverbed in Soliette. Miguel and I looked at the water-purifying system Climbing For Christ installed last year at the church at Gentilhomme. Pastor Tresin told us it is used by...

Friday, Feb. 4

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Justin, Eileen and Rosie with their puppet friends Bob and Anna visiting Gentilhomme school. Another puppet show and a mini-Vacation Bible School broke out at the Gentilhomme school, while in the adjoining mission house our medical team spent nearly 12 hours seeing scores of patients. After Jo...
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