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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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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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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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Living Day By Day

New feeding program launched for Haitian children

In the summer of 2011, GAiN looked into starting feeding programs at two rural schools in Haiti. They quickly learned that…

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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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The Girl in Orange

Some of you may remember the story of Rosemile, a twelve week old girl had been brought to Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada’s medical clinic in Chambrun, Haiti in…

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The Lifeless Bundle

An anxious LIFE Team member treats Haitian woman

Just before noon one day in November 2010, Michael Peirone, a physician assistant from Barrie, Ontario, watched a young lady…

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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…

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Boy’s Dream Put On Hold

Davenson Davidson, a Haitian student in his twenties, always dreamt of working as an actor. Yet, on January 12th, he never expected that his life goal would be put…

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A Sign Of Hope

Before the earthquake took place on January 12th in Haiti, Emmanuelle Sony, her two daughters and five grandchildren were all living comfortably in a house that had three rooms…

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Haiti – The Helpless Find Strength Through Aid

Cabaret is one of the towns battered by the hurricanes that recently swept through Haiti, leaving thousands destitute. It has a population close to 300,000 and sustained the following…