Should I take that Vision Trip?

David Nordhaus graciously shared his decision-making process and takeaways from a recent trip to Haiti. He joined seven other individuals in February 2018 to experience the orphan care and prevention initiatives of our partners in Haiti.
From experiencing urban […]

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Music in the Mountains of Haiti

When guests decide to go on a trip with us, they occasionally express anxiety about communicating and connecting in a place and culture unfamiliar to them. When Anna from Overland Park, Kan., traveled to Haiti with us in May […]

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CarePortal Region Goes to Haiti. You Can, Too!

“There’s a church in the community who cares for orphaned and vulnerable children.”
This ambiguous statement could be made of churches all over the world. These churches possess the same heartbeat, even though the location varies. For those of us in the […]

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May we read it again?

By Trip Manager Stephanie Mutert
Seeking to engage older kids working on English language skills, as well as younger kids simply fond of pictures in books, some recent visitors brought English and Creole versions of Bible stories. Knowing attention spans are limited […]

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Welcome to the Family

By GO Fellow Sarah Herrera
Latremblay is a village under the care of ever-enthusiastic Pastor Claude. A practical legend amongst his own community and many others, Claude has a passion for loving the orphan because he was one himself.
Growing up […]

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Love comes in all forms…even chalk!

By GO Fellow Sarah Herrera
The excitement surrounding visitors radiating from the All In One Family village is extraordinary. Top off their love for new friends with an interacting group of high school students, in addition to endless creativity, and […]

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A Trip into the Orphan Window

As you respond to God working in your life and venture into the orphan window to truly live James 1:27, it’s fascinating how perspective changes. Before, you were immune to the orphan and the needs of the communities in […]

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The Love of the Father

Ricardo (in the red and black shirt above) was one of my favorites at Casa Amor, our partner in the Dominican Republic.  CONANI (DR’s child welfare) brought him into care because his dad was no longer in the picture, […]

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Forging friendships across cultures

By Trip Manager Stephanie Mutert
One of my favorite things to do in Haiti is travel with an American church that has chosen to partner with a local Haitian church. When each church is willing to pray for, support, and […]

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Lap space

By Trip Manager Stephanie Mutert
Many times, it is common to wish you had more lap space when hanging out with the Pastor’s kids. The giggles and young energy that manifests in wiggles are abundant when visitors are hanging out.
This […]

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