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Ping Pong Comes to Bayonnais!

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While still in Haiti on her team’s last visit in 2012, Verna Smith added "new ping pong table" to her project list for 2013.  A few weeks prior to coming to Haiti this year, she asked for a 4’ x 8’ sheet of plywood to be ready so the table could be built. Armed with a set of good ping pong paddles, a supply of balls and a net, she boarded the plane hoping that ping pong would provide some fun, especially for the older teens. Team member, Jeff Boyette, oversaw the project.  With a crew of helpers, the plywood was painted "ping pong table green", (which was available since it happens to be one of the new colors being used in the newest building on the compound!)  Others measured, cut and assembled the sturdy frame that would hold the table.  The table was then assembled, the adjustable net was…

Back to School Update

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Dear ICDM Friends and Supporters: Welcome to the 2013-14 school year.  I hope you have experienced a summer of enjoyable activities and quality time with family and friends. As ICDM enters its twenty-fourth…

Back to School in Bayonnais

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Though school is out for the summer, our ICDM school campus in Bayonnais is a busy place!From mid-July to the end of August, we organize VBS and other activities for our students during their summer break.…

1/24/2013: In Memoriam

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Dear Friend of ICDM: With profound sadness I write to tell you that Faustin Pierre, the director of our school in Bayonnais, Haiti, succumbed to kidney failure and died on January 22, 2013. He was 41 years…

2012 Christmas Letter

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“And you are to give him the name Jesus,because he will save his people from their sins.”Matthew 1:21 Dear faithful ICDM partner:What incredible news the angel brought to Joseph! The baby growing in Mary’s…