Empowering the poor through vocational training

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Progress!

Progress!

Mme Yanithe is now serving as Beatitudes’ coordinator with Pwojè Fanm. She is doing a wonderful job and is a huge blessing to our work.

Pwojè Fanm classroom construction continues

Pwojè Fanm classroom construction continues

Good news is it now has stairs! 🙂 Bad news is you can’t fully open the door anymore 🙁

Looks like moving the door will be the answer.

New Sewing Class Teacher

New Sewing Class Teacher

With a vocational school background and experience teaching sewing and embroidery in a neighboring village, Mme Bazelais is a great blessing for the new sewing school!

New Sewing School Launches!

New Sewing School Launches!

One year ago, women in the remote village of Platon Balai asked Beatitudes if we would help them to start a sewing school. We told them we could consider this if they found a local person to teach the class. Well, they did! And the first sewing class took place in March with over 30Continue Reading

Tea towels are back in stock!

Tea towels are back in stock!

Get ’em while they last!

PWOJE FANM

PWOJE FANM

The team and the women of  have been busy. Our apron project is coming along. Several girls have finished and we started on Wire Whimsy angel pins today. The aprons are beautiful, somewhat wonky sewing machines notwithstanding. Some women from a distant village, Nan Mango, were here with us for a few days to workContinue Reading

We’re Here!

We’re Here!

We’re here in Haiti! We will start working with the women in the morning.   aergaergaergsrthsrth

The Bay

The Bay

La Gonave beckons to us across the bay! We’ll be there soon.  

New Pwojè Fanm Director

New Pwojè Fanm Director

Mme Mona is a blessing to the program.