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Serving Haiti, the Resilient Country

“I held a baby who had been left in the dump, being eaten by rats, and my heart broke again; this time seeing starving children and animals [in] the…

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Ca-Ira, Six Years Later

It’s been more than six years since Haiti was hit with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010. About 316,000 people were killed, one million people lost their homes and 100,000 children became orphans. The…

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Five Years Later

Many individuals participated in one of the LIFE Team projects to Haiti and/or they gave to the rebuilding of the Ca-Ira Orphanage.

As an organization, we could not…

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UN cuts Syria food aid over funding shortfall

The United Nations said on Monday that it has started cutting the food aid it provides to 4.2 million Syrians ravaged by war because of a shortfall in funding.

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Ca-Ira container has arrived

On April 23rd, 2013, in Abbotsford, BC, GAiN, in partnership with many volunteers and donors, loaded a container destined for the Ca-Ira orphanage in Leaogan, Haiti, full of electrical,…

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More than just a picture

One night while rolling in bed, what I thought was random idea came to mind - to bring a Polaroid camera to the orphanage. It brought me back to…

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Stark Poverty or Abounding Richness?

That’s the question I asked myself during my entire week in Haiti. The moment I stepped onto the hot, bustling streets of Port-Au-Prince, I knew I was in unfamiliar…

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Journeying through Haiti

- Stark poverty or abounding richness?

That’s the question I asked myself during my week in Haiti. The moment I stepped onto the hot, bustling streets of Port…

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From One Community To Another

In Haiti, a country that has endured years of devastation and suffering, children are quite often the ones who are affected the most.

Approximately 38% of the Haitian…

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Worthwhile Investment

GAiN helps create future for young man at Ca-Ira

Rene, eldest of five, grew up living on a riverbank in a rural part of Haiti.At the age of…

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Eliminating The Barriers

Director works through a history of foundational issues with Haitian people

“It is hard to listen when one is drunk or hungry. We need to sober up and…

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A Surprise Blessing

GAiN staff moved to look beyond her skepticism

While Lindsey Schacter, the LIFE Team Manager for Global Aid Network, and Walter Isaak, a LIFE Team member helping with…

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Ca-Ira Orphanage

Did you know that GAiN is involved with an orphanage in Haiti?

The Ca-Ira orphanage, situated in Leogane and established in 1988, receives and cares for orphans and…