Latest News From Haiti
11-24-2017 - 6:50 PM
When Georges was only one week old, he was brought to our Love A Child Orphanage. His mother, Elmice Maricile, had planned to give birth at a local hospital and abandon him there. She ended up giving birth during Hurricane Georges in September of 1989. Georges and his sister Stephanie came to live at the orphanage a week later. This is the only home Georges knows, and he is growing up to be a fine young man. He works in our Kingdom Connection Food Warehouse driving the forklift.
He is now attending a training school at HAYTRAC (Haytian Tractor Equipment Co.), a citizen company engaged in the community since 1950 with the focus of reconstruction, growth, and development of Haiti. Georges can drive “heavy-equipment” machines like front-end loaders, backhoes, and others, but we wanted him to get his Diploma from HAYTRAC. They are teaching him how to take care of this equipment, how to fix things that break and maintain heavy equipment. He will graduate in a couple of weeks. Then, he can go on to learn something else. With these degrees, he can get a job anywhere!!! We are so proud of Georges, and he will be a great asset to his country in the future. Georges is hard working, very respectful, plays the keyboard and drums, and is a great kid!! Thank you, partners, for helping us raise a wonderful son of Haiti. Bobby and Sherry
11-24-2017 - 9:23 AM
As most of you know, Sherry and I are with our family here in Death Valley for Thanksgiving. Sorry for the late picture but our Internet capability is very limited. We have more pictures but so far our cell phone won’t send them. Hopefully, we can send them later on today. This was the family yesterday having our Thanksgiving dinner in Death Valley. In the picture is Bobby, Julie Burnette Halecki, John Vick (taking photo), Anthony Halecki, Sherry Burnette, Aidan Burnette, Brandon Burnette, Julie Burnette, and Jonathan Burnette. Death Valley is very scenic and beautiful. Death valley has the hottest ever-recorded temperature on earth at 134 degrees! Death Valley has the lowest elevation in the United States below sea level. The stars will take your breath away!! We will be returning to Haiti on Monday. Bobby and Sherry
11-24-2017 - 6:00 AM
“I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.” Isaiah 43:1-2 — What an amazing God we serve. Yes, you may feel that you are about to “pass through the waters, and the fire” but guess what? God knows you and He knows your name. He will be with you, as you are facing this great trial. Believe it! This is “your” Word from the Lord! Have a victorious day!!! You will be just fine!!! Sherry