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9/10 UPDATE
The day is here-the children are moved in. This is a glorious day the kids are excited to be in thier new home. 
There are still plenty of needs- here are a few:

Beds-There is a fundraiser on Facebook by Randi Sulivan-CLICK HERE

Water-we are looking in to drilling a well-kids are getting water trucked in for now.

Electric-Need to install solar electric system.

Through this project I have learned patience and that in Haiti the building process is much different than here.
I was told that water and electric would be "No Problem"-The building is wired and plumbed but there is no source.
Bottom line-"No problem" in the US means that we will have running water for our daily showers and electric for our tosters and tvs. In Haiti "No Problem" means it will be ready when it is ready.
The Lord is Faithful and hes got this!

Kids enjoying thier new yard-100 times bigger than thier old place.


8/19 UPDATE
There has been another situation or bump in the road or the way I like to view it-another oppurtunity to see God provide.
A couple nights ago there was another storm with high winds that took off roofs and much other damage.
Good news-Walls are fine-
Bad news -electric solar panels at the old orphanage got damaged and now we need new ones-I am still waiting for costs-so we will be raising the Goal.
Damaged solar panel

Here is a picture of the large gate that will be the entrance way for all who come to the Garden. Looks like a job in its self getting it up the mountain. Thank you Rolland for use of the truck.


UPDATE 8/10
There has been a major setback with the project-The evening of July 28th there was a tornado like wind storm that came over the mountain and knocked over the wall surrounding the building. It damaged 90% of the wall. The builder decided to build the wall sections first and then tie them in with supports all at once when completed-this turned out to be a costly mistake. Iwas informed of this the morning of the 29th and it hit me like a punch in the gut.
A couple days later we had a conference call with Junior(manger of Garden of Hope) Wilford(builder) and Dean(translator). After seeking God through prayer we decided to rebuild the wall immediately. The builder took some of the cost and the rest-$5500 is unfortunately falling on us.
We know why the walls fell-they were not braced yet. We do not know how this fits in Gods plan but we know God has blessed this project and is continuing to have his hand on this. 
The walls are going back up and braced as they go.  The new move in day will be in September.

Lord we ask for nothing more than to be in your will-keep us in sync with your Holy Spirit in all we do concerning this project and everything we do. Amen

New walls with bracing



Update 7/21
We have a move in date for the children of 8/11. Here is a picture of the children on their way up to see the site for the first time. 

The children rejoicing in their new home. Lord -may your will be done.

Update 7/12
The wall is just about done as is the building.
Maybe not the color I would have picked but it is beautiful!!!
I am looking forward to the day the children will beplaying in the yard; feeling safe and loved!

Update 6/23
Wall is in final phase. After that will be the finishing touches of the building, then the children move in. Wilfred the engineer and builder has been great. We are planning a dedication to God of the wall and the building like Nehemiah did when he completed the wall in Jerusalem. We will keep you posted with details about this. May God bless all who read this and are part of this work. Amen

Update 5/25
The wall is being built-here is the foundation being laid. May God bless the workers and the children of the Garden of Hope as we prepare thier new home. Gods timing is always perfect.
We raised the goal from $130000 to $150000 for the added expense of the wall. We need prayer for the road to the site to be smoothed out. And also a new vehicle for the chidren to get back and forth to school.The vehicle should be bought/donated in the US and shipped because most vehicles in Haiti are beat up and in bad shape.

Update 4/29
I just got off the phone with Wlfred (the builder/engineer), Richard , Junior and Stevenson translating-it was a great conference call and I believe God's will is being done. There has been a delay in the finishing of the building. Unfortunately pipe and tile stolen from the site and we decided to hold off on the doors and windows until a  wall is completed. We are putting the proposed block building business on hold until the completion of the building and wall. We will now need $26500 to complete the project which I am confident through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ that we will be able to reach this goal and to him be all the glory! Lord please reveal yourself to the people who stole from the site and it is our prayer that they come to know and serve you. Thank you for giving!!
Update 4/7
We are coming down the homestretch. I would like to share the financial needs we have in a nutshell- rounded off:
1. $3000 for completion of construction of building.
2. $20000 for fence/wall,solar,trees,road repair, water supply.
I am confident that God will provide.
May God move in every persons life that reads this and his purpose for you is made clear and you fullfill his master plan!
Junior on the veranda.


UPDATE 4/2
Finishing touches being done. Pray for Pastor Micky Robbins from Malaga and his family they are in Haiti now. If you would like to talk to me or Gail about the progress feel free to call at 609 442 7853. We are thankful for all that gave and the prayers for the children of the Garden of Hope.

Finished Dining hall floor. 

 Pass through opening from kitchen to dining.


UPDATE 3/16
The final phase is in full swing, we hit a little bump in the road but God is good!!!!

I can imagine the cool ocean breeze through the windows as the children play outside.

And the kids of the Garden getting served a good meal in the kitchen.

UPDATE 3/6/19
     Due to the civil unrest in Haiti our project has been delayed but is still making progress. Please pray for peace to come to Haiti and Gods will be done in dealing with the leadership there. In its travel advisory, the State Department urged American citizens not to travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest.
This unrest has forced the cancelation of the Good Shepard Presbyterian Church Team to Feed My Sheep in February and jeopardizes the plans of more.
There is a team from New Jersey scheduled to leave in mid April-needless to say it is on hold.
     We are still working on details of a temporary wall and the possibility of the Garden block making business. Please pray for clear vision of what God would have us do.
Thank you God for your provision and guidance.
The painting has begun.

UPDATE 2/3/19
We returned from our trip and we are very satisfied with progress. The final touches are being done and we are hoping for completion later this month.
    The project came in $10000 over budget. Cement cost increased by $1 a bag during the job. I reviewed with Wilford the contractor and checked other sources and it all checked out. As many of us know as in any large construction jobs this could happen.
    There is also a need for a barrier of protection around the building. It will be needed before the children can move in . Eventually it will be cement block-but we are looking into a temporary solution. Lord please guide us to the best solution for this.
    During the board meeting the board  felt that a great way to move towards the Garden becoming self sufficient would be to start a business. Concrete block makers-this would be good for several reasons. Richard and I both thought this is a great idea and this is what Feed My Sheep is all about; "empowering the Haitian people".
1. Make  the Garden self sufficient.
2. Provide block for needed wall on site.
3. Teach older children about business.
4. Employ the older children.
    Please pray for guidance and for Gods blessing to continue on the final steps in this faith building journey. Lord please give us wisdom as we look into assisting the Garden in being self sufficient moving forward. 

Meeting with Wilford the contractor and Junior.


Working on final details.


Board meeting

UPDATE 1/15/19
The final phase is moving right along. We will be in Haiti next week to encourage and pray with leaders.We will also thank God for all he has done through this project. 


UPDATE 1/3/19
The deposit money for phase 4 is in Haiti and the final phase is in full swing. Lord please use this money for your purpose. May this year bring us closer to you and your will be done in us. 

UPDATE 12/22
I am amazed at the amount of work accomplished by this group-it is truly a team effort. God please bless the builders. We are preparing for our upcoming trip a month from today-Lord give us wisdom and courage to fulfill your will in all we do- may we filter all our thoughts and choices we make through your word and Holy Spirit-Amen

UPDATE 12/10
More progress on the roof-final phase in full swing.


UPDATE 12/2
The roofing continues-getting raw materials can be a challenge but it seems like we are ready to roll. A few good friends just returned from the construction site and was very pleased with progress.


UPDATE 11/15
Phase 4 has started-I am no expert in Hatian building techniques-but it looks like progress! Thank you God!

UPDATE 11/2
Another shot of the progress-one step at a time.

UPDATE 10/29
Walls complete- roof ready to go up-Lord may all that come under this roof know of your joy and peace-use us as vessels of your love. Our schedule has changed and we are going to Haiti 1/22/19. Gail, Ben and I are eagerly anticipating what God will do through us. Please pray for direction and that we stay in sync with Gods plan. 


UPDATE 10/8
Walls near complete-The Children will have a view of the ocean on one side......


and the mountain on the other.
Men hard at work-Lord bless all involved and may we live in the peace and joy you give.

UPDATE 9/27
Walls are close to completion and phase 3 is almost ready to go-My son Ben and I are planning to go to Haiti this fall to be a encouragement to all involved. There is also a team from the area going in November.
Please pray for our trips and also how God might use you to help in this project. We are thankful to all involved. Please pray for Richard and Bev from Feed My Sheep as they return to Haiti.
 http://feedmysheep-ministries.org/

UPDATE 9/15
Walls are going up! We are honored to serve God in this capacity.



UPDATE 8/27
Blocks are being made.

The blocks are ready to make the walls

UPDATE 8/20
Phase 2 has started-Money is coming in as needed-Gods timing is perfect.


UPDATE 8/10
Money for Phase 2 is in Haiti and work will start on the walls in a few days.
Lord please use this money to accomplish your will-bless those that gave-the workers building in the heat of the Caribbean and the children at the Garden of Hope. This truly is Love in Action-Amen

UPDATE 8/1
Foundation Complete! Praise God

UPDATE 7/21
Yard Sale Fundraiser
We had a great day Saturday-I was very blessed to have all my children and sister in law Donna-working hard to make it a success. People donated goods and we raised $2200 in 4 hours.
God is good!
UPDATE 7/18
Steel in place.
All digging is done by hand.
This is Love in action.
Thank you to all who gave and thank you God!
Matt 7:24
Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
UPDATE 7/2
The construction has started-the rocky ground is being broken up to lay a strong foundation. God please break up the rocky ground of our hearts and give us your word as a strong foundation. 
Not only is God using this for the children of the Garden but there are several locals employed at the site.
God please bless the hands that are Building the Garden.






UPDATE 6/4/18
Construction Contracts signed-Wilfred the contractor plans on breaking ground the beginning of July!

UPDATE 5/21/18
The land is officially purchased by The Garden of Hope! Praise God!
It took a while but it is done.

After 3 years of traveling to Haiti on missions trips and building relationships with Feed My Sheep Ministries, Junior Belinze director of Garden of Hope and the children of Garden of Hope, we have sensed the Lords prompting to raise funds to build a new home for the children of Garden of Hope. 
We are partnering with our church Abundant Life of Seaville, NJ, Good Shepherd Church of Los Alamitos, CA, Feed My Sheep ministries of Bell, FL and hopefully you.  



Garden of Hope in Montrouis Haiti that houses close to 40 children.


Here is a typical room in the present building. Each 12x12 room sleeps 16 children


The conditions for the children are more like a prison than a home. Join us as we follow Gods calling to build a new home for the children



This 2.5 acre lot looking over the Caribbean Sea is the future home for the children of Garden of Hope.

The new building will be close to 3000 sq feet with 4 bathrooms. The land enables them to grow their own vegetables and raise livestock.
Join us as we build a future for the children of the Garden of Hope.

Blue Homes

2019-09-15 06:51:29

So great to see the children in their new home.

Anonymous

2019-08-19 11:29:44

God-please direct all involved so the transition goes smoothly-I know that moving will put stress on the children-please hold them in your loving arms and comfort them.

Anonymous

2019-08-19 11:24:11

God please be direct all involved so that the children have a smooth transition.

Anonymous

2019-08-14 11:56:09

Father God, please put Your hand of protection over this project and have these precious children into their new home soon.

Janet C Coates

2019-08-03 23:30:59

Fo new orphanage building

2019-06-23 06:47:26

Thank you God and to all who are listening to his calling and are obeying.

2019-05-25 06:49:46

May God bless the children and the workers at the Garden of Hope

daniel e dutton

2019-04-24 09:49:08

Pastor Dan E Dutton (Thrive Ministries - Dennisville, NJ)

2019-02-03 06:29:23

Praying for the final phase!

Heidi L. Butcher

2019-01-31 23:42:06

We will be praying for this endeavor!

Abundent Life Church -Seaville New Jersey

2019-01-03 08:00:21

This was from a special offering on Christmas Eve-A new home for the children-What a gift!

Anonymous

2018-12-23 05:58:43

God please bless Junior and his family as he serves you.

Anonymous

2018-11-26 20:49:23

Exciting to see the progress! May God continue to bless this wonderful undertaking for the children.

Anonymous

2018-10-04 15:55:47

So thankful to see the progress that is being made on the new building. May God bless the workers and the donors of this wonderful work.

Anonymous

2018-09-27 06:12:35

Thank you Lord for your provisions

Pocono Yard Sale

2018-09-09 08:34:30

What a great day

Cheryl McKelvey

2018-09-04 11:20:19

May God continue to Bless this project. Thank you for opening up your hearts and souls to God's children!!! Love you.

Anonymous

2018-08-16 17:14:35

Thank you to all involved!

Todd Serpico

2018-08-08 23:06:47

Beach Caddy LLC is proud to support our friend Ben and his father's philanthropic efforts; we too believe in giving back to children, families, and challenged. Great cause and Godspeed on the progress.

Anonymous

2018-08-08 20:39:59

May god bless all involved in this project it truly is LOVE IN ACTION!

Anonymous

2018-07-26 15:04:53

Praising God for the progress on the building! Praying that peoples's hearts will be touched to pray and give for the children's much needed building. To God be the glory!

Yard Sale Fundraiser

2018-07-23 17:23:27

A Great Day!!!

Clarence D. Moore

2018-07-19 00:18:15

Keep doing Gods work Har!

Patricia Wiley

2018-07-08 09:50:02

Praying for you all thank you for doing this

Patricia Wiley

2018-06-24 11:57:33

Praying for you all thank you for doing this

Anonymous

2018-06-04 06:07:18

May God Bless you

Patricia Wiley

2018-05-08 09:46:24

Praying for you all thank you for doing this

Anonymous

2018-04-29 06:53:55

Praise God

7/21 Yard Sale Fundraiser
July 23, 2018, 5:31 pm

We had a great day Saturday-I was very blessed to have all my children and sister in law Donna-working hard to make it a success. People donated goods and we raised $2200 in 4 hours.
God is good!

Update #1
June 4, 2018, 6:10 am

Construction Contracts are signed and Wilfred the Contractor plans on breaking ground the begining of July.
PTL
Thank you all for listening to God!

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