Hands of hope haiti feb2010

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Haiti Hungry for change! Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

Where's haiti : 

Where's haiti Haiti Haiti is an Indian word meaning “high ground”. It is the Caribbean’s most mountainous country on a fault line!

Haiti in the News : 

Haiti in the News Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

Haiti’s history : 

Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356 Haiti’s history

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At 4.53pm on Tuesday 12 January, a major earthquake hit Haiti, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale. It struck just 10 miles south-west of the bustling capital Port-au-Prince. This is the strongest earthquake that Haiti has experienced in more than 200 years. 12 January: Haiti Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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The earthquake was so strong that many buildings including the National Palace and the cathedral have collapsed. An estimated 250,000 people have died, Destruction

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"Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Its people are used to civil strife, hurricanes and floods, but earthquakes are not a normal occurrence. With the majority of the population living in abject poverty, this earthquake will greatly increase their suffering." Clare Dixon, Head of Latin America and Caribbean, CAFOD Poverty worsens impact Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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358 of the world’s riches own more money than the world’s poorest 2.3 billion people Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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Only 26% of Haiti's population has access to basic services such as refuse and sewage disposal, according to the WHO. Before the quake Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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Haiti's medical system was already struggling to cope with the nation's serious health hazards. There is only one physician for every 6000 inhabitants, Wealthy countries average one per 344 people Before the earthquake Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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We are sending $ via western union to our local partners The House of Hope and Bethany church centre both in north west Haiti. Medicines via Radar Maintaining communications via website and blog Their response teams are working round the clock to support people in urgent need. With accommodation medical treatment food clothes and support How are hands of hope involved?

House of Hope : 

House of Hope Founded 1956 by ufm missionary Caroline Bradshaw Managed by Linda & Jenny 70-110+ sick children Education programme Young Adult Programme Hope village planned

Bethanie Update : 

Bethanie Update Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

Old Church : 

Old Church

Old Church : 

Old Church

Finished? : 

Finished?

Makeshift “Classroom” : 

Makeshift “Classroom”

Foundations : 

Foundations

New school : 

New school

Reception Class 1 : 

Reception Class 1

The Teachers : 

The Teachers

New school finished? : 

New school finished?

Senior school Health clinic?Feeding ProgrammeAllotmentsPrison visiting : 

Senior school Health clinic?Feeding ProgrammeAllotmentsPrison visiting The Plan

How can you help? : 

How can you help? Sponsor a teacher - £30 per month covers the salary for one teacher. Make a donation towards school equipment. Join a HoH team, 3 weeks August 2011 Painting, art work, photography, cooking Work with children at House of Hope hospital Work with vocational school team replacing roof Future fundraising events Art Exhibition HoH Annual Pub Quiz March 2010 Ladies Luncheon May Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge June Please Pray for our Partners and work of the charity

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Africa Spends 4 times more on debt repayment than health care hands of hope

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Sel Pa Vente tet li de li sale Salt doesn’t boast that it is salted hands of hope Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY E-mail: dgh@clara.net web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356

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Sak vid pa kanp. An empty sack can't stand up. You can't get much work done on an empty stomach. Neg di san fe; People talk and don't act. Bondye fe san di. God acts and doesn't talk. hands of hope

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Piti, piti, wazo fe nich li. Little by little the bird builds its nest. hands of hope

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Dye mon, gen mon. Beyond the mountain is another mountain. hands of hope

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According to the United Nations, 60% of Haiti's 8.2 million people are undernourished. hands of hope

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Bon kok chante nan tout poulaye. A good cockerel sings to all his chickens. (A good person is sought after by everyone.) hands of hope

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Sak vid pa kanp. An empty sack can't stand up. You can't get much work done on an empty stomach. hands of hope The average number of calories available to a Haitian per day is 1,977, nearly half the 3,754 calories a U.K. resident gets, according to the WHO

Hands of Hope Wakefield : 

Hands of Hope Belle Isle Christian Centre Belle Isle Avenue Wakefield WF1 5JY Tel: 01924 820045 E-mail: dgh@clara.net Web: www.handsofhope.org.uk Registered Charity No 1086356 Hands of Hope Wakefield

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