Hurricane Matthew Relief

As many of you know, Hurricane Matthew is beginning to hit Haiti. This storm, the strongest to hit the Caribbean in over a decade, will undoubtedly leave its mark on this country. The hurricane winds will primarily pass over the southern peninsula, but heavy rainfall will affect the entire country, likely causing widespread flooding and[…]

We’re Excited to Announce Love Hope Ethiopia

Help One Now is excited to announce the newest trip in our Love Hope series, Love Hope Ethiopia.  Our Love Hope Trips serve as storytelling and humanitarian vision trips, helping to highlight, promote, and increase the work being done through Help One Now’s support of our local leaders. Our original Love Hope in 2014 lead to[…]

Celebrating Mothers: Rosena Joseph

In leading up to Mother’s Day, Help One Now wants to celebrate a few of the incredible women from our communities. They work tirelessly to care for orphaned and vulnerable children, doing everything from providing meals to helping them get an education. They are mothers in the best sense of the word.  Today, let’s spend[…]

The Brightest Little Smile

The story of Jodeline was shared with us by Rosena Joseph, one of our Haitian local leaders and the Director of Ferrier Village. Jodeline is two years old. Born near Ouanaminthe, in the northeast corner of Haiti, she has two brothers, Mickenson and Meckendie, and a sister named Katiana.  While just a small baby, her[…]

A Child Trafficking Story of Rescue and Reunification

There is a 6-month old baby boy in the north of Haiti. He was named after me for one month of his life but he will probably never know it, and I like it that way.  It started as we approached the small town of Ferrier, in the northeast of Haiti very near to the[…]

Haiti Operations Director, Brennon Bloemendaal

Brennon has moved to Haiti this spring as our Haiti Operations Director! He will be living and working on the ground alongside our local leaders to help better tell the stories of the amazing things they are doing. He will work to learn the language and culture in order to better understand the needs of[…]

Haiti Trip Journal: Most of All, Hope

Note: A team from Austin New Church just returned from a Help One Now trip to Haiti. This post is from AJ Clark, one of the members of that team. My recent trip to Haiti was the most amazing trip I have ever been on! There were so many moments that touched my heart that I was not[…]

Haiti Trip Journal: You Are My Heart, My Sister

Note: A youth team from Austin New Church just returned from a Help One Now trip to Haiti. This post is from Rebekah Vashus, one of the members of that team. Photo by ScottWade.com. My trip to Haiti was a very eventful one. Every thing I saw and experienced has left a permanent mark on my life but[…]

Haiti Trip Journal: Meeting My Sponsored Child, Part 2

Note: A team from Soma Austin Community Church just returned from a Help One Now trip to Haiti. This post is from Andrea Carroll, one of the members of that team. Read Part 1 of this story! After getting to meet many of the local leaders and see the projects we had been a part of through Help[…]

Haiti Trip Journal: Meeting My Sponsored Child, Part 1

Note: A team from Soma Austin Community Church just returned from a Help One Now trip to Haiti. This post is from Andrea Carroll, one of the members of that team. My husband, Chris, and I have sponsored a boy named Anson for a while through Help One Now. Anson’s photo has lived on our refrigerator along with[…]