Annual Program Report

WorldHope Corps Activities and Outcomes 2010 Summary: During 2010, WorldHope Corps through Mzuzu United Methodist Church in Malawi fed, clothed and supported over 100 orphaned and vulnerable children in Malawi (Hope Homes), educated 26 youth who otherwise could not complete High School (Hope Scholarships), graduated the first class of 8 and trained a second class of 12 young seamstresses (Hope Tailoring School), and put in three more village wells (for a total of 12) providing

For Your Consideration During Advent

Friends of Malawi: We have all been warmed by fires we did not build, ate food from tables we did not prepare, and benefited from wealth we did not create.  And so we find ways to give back some of what has graciously been given to us (even in a global recession and time of uncertainty).      Many of you supported orphans and vulnerable children and youth this year through WorldHope Corp’s HopeHomes program

Arrived in Mizak

It was chaotic getting in the Port-au-Prince airport, waiting for and gathering bags among hundreds of passengers, and then struggling to get out to the Tap Tap truck and van that awaited us, which required navigating through the scores of self-appointed red hat baggage handlers aggressively insisting on helping you carry your bags to a taxie wanting your business.  I lost my money pouch in the process.   I was glad our mission was not in

Heading to Haiti Today

After weeks of working the phones, blogging about the need for relief and development, and raising funds for projects, finally I’m heading to Haiti today to help with cash for food, tents, tarps, meds and a security wall around the Shalom Zone. Christa White, an anthropologist who speaks Creole and  teaches IT at Drew, is joining me to represent Communities of Shalom at Drew; and together we are joining a mission team from Texas comprised

HAPI MEALS and HUGS for HAITI–Provide One

An appeal from Valerie for HAPI Community of Shalom.   The din of children in the background nearly drowned out Paul Prevost’s voice, as he explained to me that the 300 children to which HAPI has been providing food for 3 family meals per week has jumped to 500.   Paul told me that they distribute the dry food on one day and then organize the children’s activity days for the next 3 consecutive days