A gift to Haitian Assets for Peace International (HAPI) is among the $13 million in grants made by the General Board of Global Ministries during their spring meeting.
HAPI, “the little engine that could,” has risen above a fire, gang violence, and national unrest to create a peaceful community in Haiti, providing health and education for all.
Prayers are needed for Haiti as the demands of gang leaders interrupt the nation’s fuel supply. Hospitals, businesses, and schools are at a standstill.
Haitian Assets for Peace International, HAPI, is located in Mizak. As Internally Displaced Persons flee to Mizak, it is feeling the strain of becoming a resettlement community.
Gifts to HAPI for recovery from the July 6 fire in Mizak now total $21,000. Staff are grateful for ministry partners in The Michigan Conference.
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The Michigan Conference has issued an appeal for funding that will assist Haitian Assets for Peace International (HAPI) as they restore services impacted by a fire on July 6, 2021.
Relationships are a big part of the life of an annual Conference. Members heard the news about their covenant brothers and sisters in Liberia and Haiti.
There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists can still make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.