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Posts Tagged "hope"

School is out – Haiti

School is out – Haiti

The school year 2015-2016 has just finished in Haiti. Millions of school kids are on their well deserved break. They will be back in their classrooms in September. The education system in Haiti is developing but to slow. Primary school enrollment is about 75%, up a bit from earlier years but still to low. An average Haitian over 25 years…

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Success stories from the Philippines

Success stories from the Philippines

This entry is the last in the series this week about Star of Hope and their work in The Philippines. Thanks to Gani and his family in Manila for being perfect hosts since my first visit in 1997. I hope to be back in the near future in Philippines. For now when concentrate on Star of Hope Philippines work. Over…

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Star of Hope Pre-school Crame, Philippines

Star of Hope Pre-school Crame, Philippines

After the success start with the school in Taytay in 1987, Star of Hope followed up with the start of a preschool in Crame in 1990. The small but nice and roomy preschool is popular with the kids and their parents in this poor neighborhood.  The preschool has around 80 children studying for the primary school, and this kids fight…

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Star of Hope school Infanta – picture special

Star of Hope school Infanta – picture special

I will continue with several entries about Philippines this week. In end 2004 Infanta in Quezon province in the Philippines was hit by a terrible cyclone. That lead to a major mudslide that buried houses and killed 2,000 people. Star of Hope responded in several ways. Immediately there were disaster reliefs. Second, Star of Hope built housing for about 100…

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Haiti slammed by Hurricane Sandy

Haiti slammed by Hurricane Sandy

Yet again the poorest country in the Americas, Haiti, is hit by a natural disaster. Yesterday hurricane Sandy slammed Haiti with full force. At least a dozen people were killed. Houses were destroyed; livestock and plantations were washed away in flash floods. Several projects supported by development organization Star of Hope (one of my clients) were also affected. Thousands of…

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