About Haiti


Spend Yourself® Haiti Video

Make a difference in the life of a child in Haiti. When you sponsor a child through World Vision you not only help the child, you help a family and a village. Cost: $39 per month. Contact Rachel Eckard, x288, to schedule a time to drop by our Missions office and choose a child to sponsor.  

Spend Yourself® Haiti
  • Starting Date: November 15, 2009
  • Location: Savane Plate, Central Plateau
  • Population: 1800, including 600 children
  • Projects:
  • Phase I (2010-2011): Goats, chickens, oxen, plows, and home drinking water filtration systems. Construction of a 30-acre lake, for irrigation and fish farming, stocked with 5,000 fish. Cost: $250,000 (funded and completed).
  • Phase II (2012-2013): Construction of a farm tool depot. Additional drinking water purification systems and construction of 50 latrines. Training in hygiene and latrine care. Cost: $300,000 (funded and completed).
  • Phase III Proposal (2014-2015): Construction of a hand pump drinking water well, 50 more latrines and a sugar cane processing unit. Cost: $165,000 (funded and completed).
  • Proposal IV (2015-2016):  Additional latrines, additional hand pump drinking water well, additional drinking water filtration systems and soil conservation plantings. Cost: $285,000 (funded and in progress)


Sponsor a Child Goal: 225 Sponsored Children.
Need: Sponsors for 30 more children in the Savane Plate area

Sponsorship is $39/month, paid directly to World Vision, and provides children and their community with improved food, sanitation, medical care and education.

Making a difference in a child's life is as easy as 1,2,3:
  1. Call or email the Missions Office anytime to request a sponsorship packet.
  2. Select a child to sponsor, complete the information card and include your first monthly gift of $39.
  3. Seal the envelope and hand it to the missions staff or volunteer.

Get Involved

There are various ways you can get involved:
  • PRAY: Join us in prayer for the Haitian people as you realize they are living hungry.
  • GIVE FINANCIALLY: Donate now by going to our Online Giving page. Sign up for an account and designate Spend Yourself® World Hunger Relief for your contribution.
  • PARTICIPATE IN A MISSION TRIP: Annual trips are taken in the spring of each year.