On Saturday, March 8th we are leaving with a team of students from Quinnipiac University! A blog post about the Spring Break trip was published today by Quinnipiac University. It can be found here.
On January 14, 2014 we traveled to Chantal, going directly to the two buildings which make up one of our two schools. A basketball court is being installed and should be completed by the time we leave. Clothes were distributed to the girls and it was amazing that almost all the clothes were the right…Details
Today we’d like to share with you an update from Pastor Lubin Beaucejour – Director of Bethesda Evangelical Mission, our parent organization. Take the example of many young lives in despair, without hope. Through the ministries of RFA under the leadership of my good friend and sister Ellen Donohue, many have been set free and…Details
On November 22, 2013 about 100 students at William J. Johnston Middle School participated in a read-in to benefit Restavec Freedom Alliance. Students who participated in the fundraiser read for two hours after school. We greatly appreciate the donation of approximately $500!
Recently we made some changes in the setup of our homes in Chantal and Ducis, Haiti. After much deliberation and input from the children in our program as well as determination from our executive director in Haiti, it was decided that Restavec Freedom Alliance can better serve the RFA children by placing the boys in…Details
Students at William J. Johnston Middle School in Colchester, Connecticut have recently been busy reading to raise money for a cause! Over 300 hours worth of reading was completed during one week in February from more than 80 students. The students chose to donate half of their fundraised money to a local food bank and the other…Details
Our new home being constructed in Haiti is progressing nicely! All of the wood for the roof is now in place and almost ready for metal sheets on top. This will happen right after the construction workers plaster the central top part of the walls in the middle of the house. We are going to…Details
While our team was in Haiti in January, we had a very special dinner celebration in Les Cayes with the children of Restavec Freedom Alliance. Special thanks to Pastor Jean Beaucejour for emailing us photo of this very special gathering!
When I look at the BEM and RFA websites, God shows me how He can use each person who has a desire to help His children. We are all different ages and have different gifts & talents, yet each person makes a valuable contribution. There are SO many who have volunteered in Les Cayes, Chantal…Details
By Vin Celino There were several important highlights for me here at Bethesda Evangelical Mission (BEM) here in Les Cayes, Haiti. Our first day in the field was when I first met Adam Henry. He is only four months old, and was nearing death around Christmas when he first arrived at Ducis (see the article…Details