Stories of impact

Having a Bad Day- Andrew Patterson

Written by: Andrew Patterson Everyone knows what having a bad day means, right? We have all had them. We get chewed out at work, or we get a speeding ticket, or the online order we placed is going to be a few days too late and life becomes inconvenient. Some bad days...

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The 1st of 7 Aquaponics kits is off to Haiti

Have you heard the Good Word? Give Hope Global has shipped the first of seven aquaponics kits to Haiti. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants without soil). The unit will be assembled during the October 5th mission...

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Joy…Joy….Joy

How can you describe joy…pure joy? Where to begin? How about January 2012? My family and a team of friends are in Cambry for a week of medical and construction missions when we learn that the 140 children of Cambry are literally starving from a reduction in funding...

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Edlin – “Eggland”

I’ve been going to Haiti since July of 2010, and I don’t think I’ve ever put into words the full story of a young boy who has changed my life. First, let me tell you how I ended up in Haiti. My friends and I in November of 2009 were working to agree upon a location...

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Ernise

In May, 2013 I was exceptionally blessed to return to the Cambry Orphanage for the fourth time. It is always an incredible experience and such a blessing to have the opportunity to reunite with the children and community there. Although our time there is short, we...

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Story of Lorens

In January, our team included four surgeons who saw a baby boy, named Lorens, with a tumor between his eyes. They could not operate in the Haitian hospital and is mother, Marie, said that the tumor was growing. • Dr. Will Caldwell, a Charlotte ENT surgeon who was on...

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Noel

By: Angela Quinn June 2011 My return trip to Haiti in May marked the second visit for me in five months. My first experience there last December was so life changing that I jumped at the opportunity to return with the next team. It is hard to describe the connection I...

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The Miraculous Seven

No one expects the moment that will change their life forever. The thirteen of us certainly didn’t see this coming. Dinnertime was wrapping up when we were informed that there was a sick boy in the orphanage. Dr. Roy Blank asked four of us to accompany him down to the...

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Titite’s Story

He slipped up beside me and slid his hand into mine before I even saw him coming. That was just the beginning of so much that I didn’t see coming where Titite is concerned. It was Sunday morning and I was walking to the church at the far end of the orphanage at...

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When Hunger Knows Your Name

Hunger… I am not certain that I really know what it is. Sure, I have fasted a few times and many times have been too busy to stop to eat only to realize at some point that I was beginning to feel hungry…but to be honest, I have never really been in a position where I...

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Being Chosen

By: Angela Quinn December 2010 LES CAYES, HAITI – The alarms sounded at 7am in my bunkroom. Most of us had already been awakened by the howling wind outside. No coffee from Starbucks to jumpstart my brain. Just a wet wipe rubbed across my face and a quick change of...

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Diagnosis: Starvation

Afternoon meal…rice and beans…mostly rice with a few beans…in fact, so few that you could easily count them. The stuff doesn’t look very appetizing when served out of a five gallon paint bucket into a frisbee for a plate and eaten with dirty hands. At least it didn’t...

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