Getting Back to Normal

2020-09-02T22:12:32-04:00September 2nd, 2020|

September 2, 2020 Last March, all schools in Haiti were ordered to close due to Covid 19. The Beyond Relief Trade School was 3 1/2 months from completing the 2019/2020 school year. At that time no one knew if or how Beyond Relief would be able to finish they year. After being shut down [...]

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Haiti: starvation today or coronavirus tomorrow

2020-05-06T14:14:14-04:00May 6th, 2020|

May 5, 2020 Newsletter  As so many other people, the students and staff at Beyond Relief trade school had hopes that 2020 was going to be a better year than 2019.  In Haiti, 2019 brought high inflation, shortage of gasoline and an extreme shortage of food.  Most schools in the country (especially in Port Au [...]

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End of one year, start of one new

2019-08-08T17:01:15-04:00August 8th, 2019|

      2019 All the graduates Beyond Relief Int’l. Ministries trade school in St. Louis du Nord, Haiti, held its 2018/2019 school year graduation on Sunday, July 14. Over 200 students received diplomas recognizing their skills in art, computer, electricity, English, plumbing, sewing, or tiling. These new skills will, literally, change their [...]

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September comes in with a whirlwind!

2017-09-14T14:27:55-04:00September 14th, 2017|

The start of the school year is always exciting and busy, but this year it had more excitement than any of us cared to experience.  Orientation and starting devotions for the 2017-2018 school year were held on Monday, September 4.  There are over 225 students registered and more continue to come to enroll.  Almost every [...]

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But wait, there’s more!

2017-08-01T11:38:24-04:00August 1st, 2017|

In last week’s newsletter, we told you about this year’s graduation.  This week we would like to tell you about one of those graduates. Meet Gregory.  He grew up in Northwest Haiti Christian Mission’s orphanage and through that partnership was able to take the English class at Beyond Relief Trade School and graduated as the [...]

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When orphans outgrow the orphanage March 2017 Newsletter

2017-04-04T10:15:28-04:00March 6th, 2017|

Have you ever stopped to think about what happens when orphans age out of an orphanage in 3rd world countries like Haiti? The orphans in Haiti at age 18, who have grown up in an orphanage are now on their own. Even if they are one of the rare Haitian students that finishes their high [...]

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60 new graduates: Graduation 2016

2016-09-05T15:08:24-04:00September 5th, 2016|

60 graduates 2016 Can you remember the last time that you had a real sense of accomplishment? Maybe it was receiving a nice promotion or an award for going above and beyond what was expected of you. If you are like most of us, you might have had a sense of pride or [...]

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Orphan Prevention

2015-05-26T21:19:39-04:00May 26th, 2015|

Have you seen the TV commercials or magazine ads where orphan children with big brown eyes are looking for sponsors? We look at those ads and want to help. You may even sponsor some of those children. In Haiti, many children in the orphanages actually have parents. The parents could not afford to keep their [...]

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Signs of new growth – March 2015

2015-03-23T18:26:26-04:00March 23rd, 2015|

It is spring and as the weather warms up here in most of the U.S. we start seeing new life coming back to the trees and flowers. Beyond Relief is seeing many signs of new growth as well. Land purchased In February, David and Rita did their annual mid-school-year trip to Haiti to [...]

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