tag:compassion.com,2011-06-01:5-48267 Haiti Stories 2011-06-01T20:20:59.073-06:00 Compassion International What a Home Visit Can Do tag:compassion.com,2016-39-27:5-113332 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-10-27T10:39:06-06:00

Home visits to one family led a neighbor to leave a life of voodoo worship.

Joy Restored tag:compassion.com,2016-38-02:5-105242 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-03-02T08:38:26-07:00

Fritz Bernard wanted to provide a safe home for his family. But a horrific accident left Fritz unable to do so.

What Do Compassion Kids Eat tag:compassion.com,2015-10-01:5-100642 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-10-01T09:10:16-06:00

Hint: You won’t find any pizza or chicken fingers here!

A Brighter Future Through Skills Training tag:compassion.com,2015-09-24:5-99202 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-08-24T11:09:08-06:00

"Now that I am able to work and earn more than they ever did, it’s my turn to support [my parents]."

Hidden Talent Brought Into the Light tag:compassion.com,2015-03-04:5-97440 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-08-04T08:03:35-06:00

"Don’t hide your talent, because it has been given to you by God.” — Bijolee Badio

A Life Spared tag:compassion.com,2015-22-12:5-95773 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-12T13:22:21-06:00

A former LDP student wonders why he survived the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

A Constant Amid Chaos tag:compassion.com,2015-28-23:5-87373 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:28:29-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos: Chuck Bigger

Compassion’s unwavering support began years before disaster changed a sponsored boy’s life forever.

A Stable Start tag:compassion.com,2015-18-23:5-87400 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T12:18:11-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger

Parents whose struggles worsened after the quake help their babies gain solid footing in the Child Survival Program.

Solid Footing tag:compassion.com,2015-38-23:5-87411 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T13:38:42-07:00 Sean Sheridan, Leanna Summers and Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger and Shaun Stanley

Compassion’s initial and continuing relief efforts after the earthquake are providing lasting help for children and their families.

New Foundations tag:compassion.com,2015-00-23:5-87413 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:00:40-07:00 Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado • Photos by Chuck Bigger and Tim Mitchell

Stability — in newly built schools and children’s lives — begins with strong groundwork.

Lasting Relief tag:compassion.com,2015-07-23:5-87452 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:07:09-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger
Compassion invests in Haitians to start businesses, support their children and rebuild their battered country.
The Long Road Back to Compassion tag:compassion.com,2015-03-14:5-87859 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:03:10-07:00

One family’s tragedy led them far from home and back to Compassion.

Becoming the Man of the House tag:compassion.com,2015-26-14:5-87926 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:26:49-07:00

One young man’s tragedy helped him find his place, as God’s plan for his life unfolded into a big vision for his family and his nation.

The Buildings Fell, But the Church Stands tag:compassion.com,2011-00-10:5-33422 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-01-10T00:00:00-07:00 Ricot St. Paulin, Haiti Field Communication Specialist
On Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake hit Haiti with unforgiving force. More than 230,000 people were killed, and more than 1 million people were displaced. In the midst of this tragedy, the Church in Haiti rose, providing much-needed aid.
Haiti After the Earthquake tag:compassion.com,2010-00-16:5-33545 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-02-16T00:00:00-07:00 Leura Jones

After the devastating effects caused by the earthquake that hit Haiti, Compassion's Advocacy Director traveled to Port-au-Prince to report back on the situation. Read more about what he encountered.