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Ministry Highlight: Haiti

haiti-facts We began our ministry in Haiti in 1968 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 1996, the Leadership Development Program began, and in 2003, we started the Child Survival Program.

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In 2008, we celebrated our 40th anniversary in Haiti. During 40 years of ministry [3], we have transformed school projects into child development centers. We have also networked with other nongovernmental organizations in Haiti and have raised awareness within the church and community about the need to be involved in issues affecting children.

Country Director

In 1997, Guilbaud Saint-Cyr joined the ministry in Haiti as a program facilitator and became the operations coordinator in 1999. He was appointed country director in 2003. Before coming to our ministry, Guilbaud was a certified public accountant and the founder of the accounting firm COGEFISC Plus, which promotes financial integrity and accountability within various nongovernmental organizations and private businesses.

Guilbaud taught management in various vocational institutions and helped launch several child advocacy agencies, including ROCHEPE, a Christian organization for child development. He serves as president of the Evangelical Press Council, is a board member of the Micah Challenge and currently serves as a Sunday school teacher and itinerant preacher.

Holding a bachelor of arts degree in business management and a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the State University of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Guilbaud also has a diploma in Advanced Leadership from Haggai Institute of Singapore and a diploma in Micro-enterprise Management. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Azusa Pacific University, California.

Implementing Church Partners

Implementing Church Partners are local churches in Haiti with whom we work to deliver child development programs and ministry in the field.

Child Survival Program

Child Sponsorship Program

Your sponsorship of a child in Haiti provides a variety of benefits.

Leadership Development Program

Complementary Interventions

Our core child sponsorship program, while comprehensive, does not address all obstacles to a child’s healthy development. The Complementary Interventions program was created to work with our holistic child development model to provide additional services, such as our AIDS Initiative, Bibles for all children, disaster relief and water projects.

Some of the Complementary Interventions we offer in Haiti are:

Highly Vulnerable Children

In our context, we have educational and vocational training for the needs of highly vulnerable children. In order to meet these needs in a sustainable manner, we intend to create a semi-industrial center where the children can learn to produce goods for the market and we will find new markets for them.