October 3, 2018
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 […]Posted In: Mombin Crochu, Haiti
July 25, 2018
For close to a decade, pennies have been blessed and turn into thousands of dollars that roughly provide 5000 bowls of porridge for young malnourished patients at the Cooley Pediatric Clinic in the small village of Papoli, Uganda.
July 2, 2018
The Mombin Crochu Clinic has been sponsored and supported across June 2018 by the generosity of our friends Larry and Claudette Lansrud of Tampa, Florida, in honor of Larry’s mother, Lila Lansrud. We thank them and thank God for their compassionate support of God’s children in need through VPI.Posted In: Uncategorized
March 12, 2018
“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 […]
February 14, 2018
I do not know how often Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Holy time of the Lenten journey, and Valentine’s Day, a secular celebration of unconditional love, fall on the same day.
This is the only time in my memory that this has occurred, although I am sure it is not the first.
December 12, 2017
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 […]
November 25, 2017
The Gift of a Cow I met her outside her thatched hut in Papoli, Uganda and we sat under a tree for shade. She was a widow and was caring for her six children alone. Most often, women who become widowed will leave their children to go off and look for another man. But this […]
October 21, 2017
Two days ago, I was in the grocery store and noticed an elderly man slowly pushing his cart down the aisle. Both of his wrists were bandaged with blue gauze and the paper-thin skin on his bare arms was marked with multiple bruises. He was wearing a plastic identification bracelet and as I watched, a […]Posted In: Uncategorized