Build trust and relationships with residents of the Cotes-de-fer area through its services, leading to opportunities to share the Gospel.
Contribute to the decrease of maternal & infant death rates by establishing a fully functioning women's clinic and birth center with trained midwives performing prenatal care, postpartum care, breastfeeding education, and women's health education.
HFAV is dedicated to the physical restoration and health support of people in and around Cotes-de-fer, Haiti. HFAV strives to make a direct impact in the lives of the families we work with for Christ through building trust and relationships via health care services, health education, and other various needed projects.
We have a simple mission: to give more people
hope through the gospel of Jesus Christ by being
His hands and feet in the areas we serve.
President & Founder: Missy Onoh
Secretary: Rebecca Block
Spiritual Advisor: Pastor Dennis Webb
Medical Director: Dr. Clarence Freed
Areas of service:
Short term medical mission through mobile clinic, Reaching others for Christ while serving, Irrigation for healthy food availability, Health & hygiene education., Emergency disaster response
What is the purpose? This is an opportunity to share Christ with the people of Cotes-de-Fer, while providing a much-needed health care service to the area, including health education and various needed projects.
Cotes-de-Fer is an extremely impoverished area that was forced into more dire straits by the Haiti earthquake in the beginning of 2010 when most of the town was destroyed, and again in October 2016 from Category 4 Hurricane Matthew. The main village is home to more than 4,000 people and supports its surrounding area inhabitants of approximately 40,000+
Millions of people suffer and die around the world every year
due to lack of access to healthcare, one of the most basic necessities.
YOU CAN HELP CHANGE THAT
HFAV values Biblical principles in its management and actions of its team members on the ground, especially those of humility, love, and respect. With that same perspective, we see our work as a hand up, not a hand out.
HFAV values ethical support and empowerment of people in need, including working with the equal input of local people and community leaders. This leads to projects that are sustainable, working, and wanted in the community.
HFAV values the idea that education can lead to life-changing circumstances and opportunities. We value educating our team members properly to prepare them for their time spent in Haiti.
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HFAV is a Christian-based, not-for-profit organization providing healthcare services, education, various sustainable growth project in and around the village of Cotes-de-fer, Haiti.
Providing emergency food and clean water
Category 4 Hurricane Matthew destroyed many homes
& local farms/gardens in the area. We are providing
money for the emergency purchase of rice, beans,
cooking oil and clean water to help feed families who
lost their homes and farms in the storm.
Digging irrigation systems in the Village of Cotes-De-Fer, Haiti
We recently completed the digging process of our first well construction in November of 2015 for the area.
Installing Solar panels
A group of volunteers accompanied from "Water for Life" team members in Haiti and "Help Make it Rain" from Souderton, PA traveled to Haiti to install solar panel systems at the first well location.
Ongoing fundraising effort
Using the funds you provided and with your continuing support, We are in the process of construction a water tower in the village to help direct the water to the right farming area where it can effectively be utilized.