Major rainstorm destroys student's home

A major rainstorm wrecked havoc on Port-de-Paix for seven days earlier this week, and now we're seeing the devastation it caused. The torrential rains caused many homes to collapse, often with people still inside. Several children had to be dug out from the mud. Many more homes were flooded, and there are mudslides all across the area. So many people have lost everything they own.

Robenson is a student in our Port-de-Paix sewing class who has been directly affected by this storm. This is all that remains of his home. He's basically lost everything, but we are grateful that God spared his life.

As a ministry, we want to help our students and staff in their times of need so we've established a new, separate Emergency Fund for times like this.

It will cost $1,500 US dollars to rebuild Robenson's home. If you are interested in donating to help Robenson, please click the button below to donate to the Emergency Fund or checks may be mailed to PO Box 35, Sellersburg, IN 47172. Please write "Emergency Fund" in the memo line.

Your gift of any amount is greatly appreciated! Please continue praying for our students, staff, and all those affected by this terrible storm.

Thank you Elliott Berman & Ermani Group

We want to give a HUGE THANK YOU to our new friends at Elliott Berman Textiles | Exclusive Fashion Fabrics & Ermani Group for their generous donation of HUNDREDS OF YARDS of high-end, IMPORTED apparel fabrics for our sewing students!

These beautiful fabrics have been imported from France, Italy, and Switzerland. Our students are going to love working with these. We can't wait to see what they make!

If you're looking for beautiful designer fabrics, you should definitely check out their website: http://www.elliottbermantextiles.com

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What an Amazing Year


The Lord has done wonderful things for our sewing students! Here's a few highlights from 2017:

  • The Mole St. Nicolas students held their first fashion show to highlight the beautiful clothes they've made this year.
  • The Port-de-Paix students moved into a new classroom. Their alterations business has increased as a result of this move.
  • Both classes are earning extra income from making purses. Purses are available on our website.
  • The Port-de-Paix students made a variety of school uniforms for local school children. School uniforms are a big business in Haiti.
  • Johnson, one of our talented Port-de-Paix students and an aspiring sewing teacher, is visiting the Mole every few weeks to teach the studentssome additional sewing techniques. He even taught them how to make their first set of purses.

Be sure to visit our website and Facebook page to see all of the exciting things that have happened this year.

Thank you for continuing to share this exciting journey with our sewing students. None of this would be possible without your love, prayers, and financial support. You are truly making opportunity possible for students in Haiti.

If you'd like to make a special year-end gift, please click the button below to see the different ways you can change lives in Haiti.



Clothes for Christmas
 

There's only a few days left to participate in our "Clothes for Christmas" campaign!

Our goal was 50 outfits by December 31, and we're thrilled to announce that we've already exceeded that goal. To date, we've had 61 outfits donated!

Can you help us reach 75 outfits? Click the button below to learn more.

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who has generously donated toward this campaign.


As the New Year approaches us with hopes anew, here is to wishing you and your family a wonderful year ahead.
Happy New Year!