Results for the 2014 Run4Haiti are ready.
Equipping the Next Generation of Christ-centered Leaders
The following excerpt comes from words from Amy Schafer, short-term
medical team member:
Many people have given funds and even traveled on a mission trip to help construct “Ebenezer II”, Mission Possible’s Haitian Creole language church in Barahona, Dominican Republic. To see construction pictures and read more…
The following report comes from Pam Macke who led several medical teams to Haiti.
“We met Elson at Mission Possible’s Degeance school in February. He had fallen out of a tree and broken his leg three months before.”
You may be aware that teacher training is somewhat rare in Haiti. To legally teach in elementary school (up to 6th grade), a teacher does not need to have graduated from high school. A high school teacher needs only a high school diploma (but no teacher training). Although many teachers have some formal teacher training beyond high school, it would be rare to encounter a teacher that has a 4-year college degree.
This month, our 3,000 students in Haiti and the Dominican Republic will complete another school year. Most will pass along to the next grade. Unfortunately, many will not pass.
A note from one of our child sponsors.