VPI Launches a Nutrition Program in Rural Haiti

For nearly twenty five years, Village Partners International has been working to improve the lives of villagers in a rural mountain village in Haiti. The goal has always been to create programs that are sustainable and directed by Haitian professionals and community leaders. With support from VPI, Mombin Hospital has become a hub for providing […]

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Haiti Mission Trip 3/2/18-3/9/18

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with your soul and with all your strength, and love your neighbor as yourself” Luke 10:27   Rev. John DeBevoise Sylvia Campbell MD Jeanne  Gres CRNA Gail Sadler ARNP Rosie Abbs RN Alicia Bathon RN Karen Muniz RN Tamara Joseph RN Jean Neptune RN Terry […]

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Water for Wellness

Bringing Clean Water to Rural Haiti In the rural mountains beyond the village of Mombin Crochu, Haiti, the only way to get water for a family’s needs is to walk to the nearest water source with buckets and carry the water back. This is most often the job of children and women and, because water […]

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Labor, Listen and Learn – VPI’s 2017 Mission Trip to Haiti

Last month, 15 volunteers including medical doctors, nurses, health professionals, a pastor and others traveled to Mombin Hospital in Haiti to offer their service and skills. Medical doctors and nurses started seeing patients in the clinic right away, hoping to assist the Haitian doctors and staff with caring for the many needy and sick waiting […]

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Love is all there is…

In Papoli, Uganda, villagers are benefiting from a partnership that includes community volunteers, health care professionals, day care and nutrition specialists, administrators and support from Village Partners International and other organizations. For the past twelve years, the Papoli Community Development Foundation has been the instrument for enormous change in an area where poverty, sickness, lack of access to clean water and malnutrition were commonplace.

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Your Work

A reflection on The Eve of the 2016 VPI Fundraiser Somewhere in the communities of Papoli, Uganda and Mombin Crochu, Haiti tonight, a child was born. The child was born under the same full moon that shone on that child before it shone on us in Tampa tonight. That child’s mother loves that child just […]

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Heartbreak in Haiti

Last week’s devastating hurricane left the southern tip of Haiti in a state of chaos. According to the United Nations, an estimated 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and more than 1,000 Haitians have died. In some parts of the country, over 90 percent of the homes were damaged or destroyed. It […]

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A Cry For Help

As we here in the United States remember those who were lost in the tragedy of September 11, 2001, we struggle to make sense of senselessness and to bring fairness to a world that seems so unfair. In Haiti, those who survived the devastating earthquake six years ago continue to suffer. The cholera outbreak that […]

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Thirst for Life

Have you ever been really thirsty? I mean really thirsty and so in need of water that your mouth is parched, your lips are cracked and the salt from your sweat runs into your eyes? The need to quench this thirst will drive you to find any source of water for you, for your children […]

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