Journey to Haiti


April 22 - 29, 2017

Trip Description

Are you a World Orphans Rescue Partner? Join us on a week-long trip to Haiti, where we will engage in relationship with World Orphans Haitian church partners through ministering together. See firsthand how your partnership is affecting hearts around the world, and specifically in Haiti. You will be part of a team with other Rescue Partners who desire to glorify God and learn how the Haitian church is engaging the community for the sake of orphaned and vulnerable children.  

For more information regarding this Journey Trip, see FAQs below.

About Haiti

CULTURE

  • Collaboration of French, African, and Caribbean elements
  • National meal consists of rice and beans
  • Despite living in extreme poverty, Haitians are full of hope
  • Customary for men to seek jobs and women to care for homes and children 
  • Etiquette and manners are highly respected in Haitian society

PEOPLE

  • Population: 10 Million
  • Life Expectancy: 60 Years
  • Literacy Rate: 53%
  • Religion: Protestant, Catholic, Voodoo
  • Poorest country in the Western Hemisphere
  • Unemployment Rate: 70% (GDP per capita = $1,200)

LANGUAGE

  • Official Languages: French, Haitian Creole
  • Typically, the more French spoken, the higher the social status
 

Team Leader

Amie Martin

Emily Osborne
From Michigan

 

RESOURCES

HANDBOOK

HAITI INFO

FAQs

TRIP SPECIFIC FAQs

  • Estimated Trip Cost: $2,200
  • Trip Deadlines: Jan 15, 2017
  • Team Size: max 15
  • Where We Will Be (In Country): Port-au-Prince
  • Questions: emilyo@worldorphans.org