News & Updates

Catch up on everything from recent building updates to local
upcoming events and exciting news from ICDM Haiti and beyond.

Continuing Hope

0 comments | Tags: Building Updates
image description

By Dr. Jesse McLain One of the first questions people asked when I returned from Haiti last week was, “How much progress has been made in the reconstruction?” The answer is complex. While much has been done to clean up and rebuild following last year’s earthquake, much more remains to be done. The enormous loss of life and crippling injuries will permanently affect all of Haiti’s people, and the underlying…

Cafeteria-Multi-Purpose building now in use

0 comments | Tags: Building Updates

Cooking and serving lunch for our school children in Bayonnais just got better. After years of waiting, we finally have an indoor kitchen and dining hall, and our cooks are using propane stoves instead of open charcoal fires on the ground. A big thank you to Calvary Chapel of Leesburg FL, which sent a team to install the indoor kitchen, complete with piped-in water and propane. Through the vision,…

Work progresses on Center of Hope

0 comments | Tags: Building Updates

Intercession City FL – ICDM director Yvan Pierre and a five-person work team from Pennsylvania travel to Bayonnais today to work on the Center of Hope construction, and will return home September 7.A team of eleven builders, eight from New Jersey and three from other areas, will join forces September 24 to October 1 to continue the Center of Hope construction.A third work team will is scheduled for…

Clean Water System Up and Running

0 comments | Tags: Building Updates

Bayonnais, Haiti - For the first time in history, the people of Bayonnais have safe, clean water to drink. The new water well and purification system for the Bayonnais community went into service on Saturday, July 30. A dedication ceremony, to be held in the next two weeks, will emphasize for the people of the community what it means to drink this clean water that is free from cholera and other disease…

Center of Hope Draws Closer to Completion

0 comments | Tags: Building Updates

Shippensburg PA – A “Hearts for Haiti” benefit concert brought a crowd of nearly 2000 to Heiges Field House on the Shippensburg University campus on April 30 to hear Christian music artist Michael W. Smith. ICDM Director Yvan Pierre and son Junior were guests at the event.Cathy Wallick, who helped to organize the event, reports that a check for $45,000 has been sent to ICDM for completion of the Center…