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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 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.

Mission: Haiti 2021

The work goes on

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What God started through Climbing For Christ from 2005 until 2014 has been restarted by a New Generation of workers.


Latest News

Tuesday, Jan. 18

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Charges were filed against Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier and the former Haitian dictator was taken into custody at a Port-au-Prince hotel and transported to a downtown courthouse for a hearing on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear what the charges were and Duvalier was allowed to re...

Wednesday, Jan. 12

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A year ago, a devastating earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, killing more than 235,000 people. While many have helped (and enormous amounts of money have been donated), little has changed in the daily struggle of Haitians.

Mission: Haiti 2011 FAQ

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Itinerary Tentatively scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 11, 2011. Day 1: Fly to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Day 2: Travel to Jimani, DR. Day 3: Cross border into Haiti. Visit Thoman. Climb to Gentilhomme. Day 4: Medical training and/or health clinic. Bible school for child...

Mission: Haiti 2011

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Purpose: Short-term team being sent to continue ongoing work in all areas: spiritual, medical, educational, agricultural, sanitation, water and nutrition. Itinerary: Tentatively scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 11, 2011. Cost: Estimated at US$1,500, including airfare to/from New York City to His...

HIStory: Team finds a village on a hill in need of help

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In my mind, in my memory, I hear Pastor Meristaine Tresin speaking to me in English. But he does not speak English. He is a Haitian pastor who speaks Creole. I do not speak Creole. Yet I can hear clearly the words that passed from his lips to my heart. “I have prayed for two years for G...

Eileen Lakey

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Eileen teaching about brushing teeth in Gentilhomme. Nationality: American. Family: Single, two grown children — Lisa and Greg. Occupation: Retired elementary teacher with over 35 years of experience. Now serving as the coodinator of the Canon City Literacy Center where we offer free tutori...

Justin Johnson

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Justin manning the puppet “Bob” for teaching in Gentilhomme. Age: 29. Residence: Rock Springs, Wyo., USA. Family: Just me, never married, no children. Father (Ken Johnson), stepmother (Jill Johnson), mother (Carol McDermant), brother (Gerald Johnson), sister in-law (Vanessa Johnson)...

Lisa Mehle Glab

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Lisa with a Haitian baby. Age: 41. Residence: Cañon City, Colo., USA. Family: Husband Greg, son Joe (14 years old) and son Nathan (10). Occupation: Surgical Services Support.Church: Currently searching for a new spiritual home. Missions with C4C: Four (all to Haiti). How long have you cli...

Rosie Joseph

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Rosie Joseph Rosie translating for one of our puppets during Bible school for the children. Nationality: Haitian. Occupation: I am a farmer/gardener and I make straw baskets.Missions with C4C: Fourth serving on Mission: Haiti. How long have you climbed? I don’t cli...