WELCOME to the Lifeline Haiti Blog

WELCOME to the Lifeline Haiti Blog
(TO SEE OUR WEB SITE CLICK ON THE ABOVE PICTURE) Lifeline Haiti and Bridges of Hope exists to promote poverty relief and community empowerment within nations of the world. This mission is achieved in cooperation with Governments, donor organizations and individuals. Implementation is accomplished in cooperation with local business & Spiritual Leaders, individuals, & indigenous organizations within the region of operation and by building the capacity of these partners. The goal is to build the assets of these partners to become sustainable and reproducing agents and transition from beneficiaries to benefactors.

Friday, June 4, 2010


We are all well here in Haiti.. just an example of a day in a life of a Haitian family... This is Nixon's family, Nixon does some interpreting for me at times.. I learned that he was being forced out of his house because he could not pay the rent...his house is only a 10 ft. by 10ft shack, one small room for a growing family of four, plus a dog ... The cost of rent is only $100 U.S. for 6 months, but it has been so difficult for Nixon to find work ... I felt to help him and then asked what was going to happen six months from now when his rent was due - he does some teaching of music but does not earn enough to support his family. I asked him what his dream was and he said he and his wife dream of owning a restaurant one day... he had a location in mind on a main street in Jacmel and the cost to set up would only be $300. We went over his action plan and in return we gave him a micro loan... we were able to do this because of the support of Pastor Daniel and his team who were here and gave us extra money for their stay to do with it where it was needed the most... this was a perfect match as he will now be able to support his family.. .his loan would be paid back in 16 months... It was so gratifying to see the way Nixon's face lit up when he found out we would be able to help him. The other pictures are of his children and his wife going through some baby clothes we brought for needy families... this is a dream come true for this family... thank you Pastor Daniel and team from Bridges of Hope for making a difference.... thank you to each that are able to help financially.... it is making a difference.... God bless you... Bob & Linda

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