Haiti Lighthouse Lands Project

$10,605 of $275,000 goal

Raised by 43 people in 54 months
HELP us RAISE THE ROOF: In 2010 my aunt Chamine and her three small children passed away when their home collapsed on them in the Haiti earthquake. Chamine moved to Port-au-Prince just three months prior to the earthquake because she couldn't farm enough food to keep her family alive.

My aunt Chamine meant so much to us because she had the purest of hearts. She always had a kind word and a warm smile on her face, always willing to help anyone, sharing whatever little she had with the next person, whether she knew you or not. Since that tragic day, in honor of my aunt Chamine and her three children's memory, my sisters (Gilberthe and Claudia), my best friend Marquita, and I have been on a quest to make sure that other women and children in my native homeland of Haiti can provide food for their families in the rural countryside. While many saw the destruction and devastation of the earthquake and questioned the ability of the Haitian people to rise from the rubble. We, the founders of the Lighthouse LANDS Project dared to believe that where there is life, there is hope!

Our family believed in this vision so much that they have donated over 300 acres of land to us, and now we need your help to build our FIRST COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER. This center will be used as a place to teach sustainable farming techniques in all areas to the women employing the latest scientific and technological innovations, provide a nutritious meal to their children utilizing the crops they harvest, educate them on basic business principles & entrepreneurship, as well as serve as shelter for those women who are homeless.

The core mission of the Lighthouse LANDS Project is to overcome hunger and poverty in Haiti. Our vision for accomplishing this task is to develop learning communities on the donated land in the Haitian department of Grand'Anse. The learning communities use a twofold methodology consisting of agriculture and architecture solutions to support the Lighthouse LANDS Project value of empowerment, innovation, sustainability and multiplication.

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS. Therefore, we ask for your support of this project whether it's $1, $10, $200, $1000 or $20,000. We would be grateful and the people of Haiti would be very grateful. Thank you in advance for your support!

*To learn more, please visit www.Lighthouseland.org
*Follow us on twitter @lighthouseland
*Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/LighthouseLANDS
*Lighthouse LANDS is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible
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Help us #spreadtheword and share this page. We #daretobelieve for a better #haiti. Thank you for all your support and have a great day!
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So excited to start this next journey of ministry full-time with The Lighthouse LANDS Project in Haiti! The motto on the Haitian flag reminds us that there is strength in unity (L'Union Fait La Force). So I ask you to unify with me in prayer, share this status, and please donate to the work of overcoming hunger and poverty in Haiti through empowerment, education, and sustainable solutions! #haiti # www.lighthouseland.org #givehope #gofundus #thanks:)
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$10,605 of $275,000 goal

Raised by 43 people in 54 months
Created December 2, 2013
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LS
$25
Laudie Simeon
19 months ago
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Thank you! God bless the people of Haiti

PS
$50
Patricia Schoch
22 months ago
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This donation is in honor of Tony Valmassoi and Amanda Witting from White Plains United Methodist Church, Cary, NC.

KA
$50
Kanch Algama
37 months ago

Gi, This is in honor of your dad. He raised some amazing children like you who are changing the world and making a difference!

MY
$50
Mary Yungeberg
40 months ago

Hi! Thanks for your good work! Our daughter, Monica Beacham was there a week ago. What a blessing you all are.

$50
Anonymous
42 months ago
LF
$50
Laverne Fesperman
46 months ago

In honor of the work done by Kay and JD Fish.

$500
Anonymous
50 months ago
YS
$25
Yolanda Stith
51 months ago

Blessings to you and the ministry!

MM
$200
Melinda M.
52 months ago (Offline Donation)
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