Our Mission

Installing a water pump on a cistern

The La Gonave Haiti Partnership is a “ministry of presence” and a community development partnership between the people of La Gonave, the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti and the United States Partners. We work  together on: Education Healthcare Nutrition Agriculture Water Economic Opportunity The US partners are ecumenical and include Episcopal, Anglican and Presbyterian churches;  local […]

Our Partners

2013 Annual Meeting

The US Partnership works with the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti to promote sustainable growth and development for the people of La Gonave Haiti. We use an accompaniment model of development that addresses the traditional problems of “rescue aid” by building human capabilities and capacities within the communities through education, economic development and improved public health. […]

Covenant Trip Report – October 2104

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I have two lasting and vivid memories/images of our trip to Haiti. To set the stage, when Edward Lloyd signed up for the trip, it was time to think about a remote medical clinic.  This has been a long-term dream but here was the chance.  It was an experiment – we did not know if […]

La Gonave Haiti

The Island of La Gonave, Haiti

La Gonave Island (French: Ile de la Gonave) is an island of Haiti located to the west-northwest of Port-au-Prince in the Gulf of Gonave. It is the largest of the Hispaniolan satellite islands situated off the mainland. The island is an arrondissement, La Gonave Arrondissement, in the Quest Department of Haiti and includes the communities of Anse-a-Galet and Poine-a-Raquette.

Haiti has been called “the land that the world forgot” and La Gonave has been called “the land that Haiti forgot.” Learn More

Blog

  • Pere Vil speaks at Summit

    Third Annual La Gonave Summit

    In early February, Dr. Jim Ingvoldstad, Dr. Barbara Robertson, Deb Griffin and Lee Wilder spent three days at the Bill Rice Clinic. Thanks to a generous grant from the Presbyterian Thank Offering, badly needed repairs have been made at the Bill Rice Clinic! The ancient solar power batteries have been replaced and a new inverter […]

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    Annual Report 2014

    January 2015 We have completed our second full year as a 501c-3 organization and are proud to report investing nearly $350,000 in programs in Haiti during 2014. We were honored to receive a grant of over $40,000 for our maternal health program through the generosity of the Presbyterian Women Thank Offering.  This has funded badly […]

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    Goats Make Good Business Sense

      Our own families are thankful for the food on their table, for a roof over their heads, for shoes on their childrenís feet, and for the opportunity to get up each morning and go to work. Farmers enrolled in the La Gonave Goat Project experience the dignity of hard work and the accomplishment of […]

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    Keeping Global

    The following article was written by our own Jennell Charles.  It was published in the Fall 2014 edition of The Georgian Nurse. The people of La Gonave are lucky to have this program focused on their care and sustainable delivery systems.    For the past two years, nursing students at Clayton State University (CSU), an […]

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    The Path to Literacy

    You never know where the path will lead……. Over three years ago, a woman in Nan Mango stood up in a community meeting and asked to learn what the children were learning in school. She wanted to learn how to read and write. The other women in the meeting broke from their quiet reserve and clapped loudly. And […]

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