News & Updates

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An Update from ICDM

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Dear Friends of ICDM,For almost 23 years, ICDM has been changing lives in Haiti, bringing hope and a future to children and families who had none. We opened our school in Bayonnais in October 1989 with 60 students. By 2008, we were serving 413 students in preschool through grade six.Following the hurricane in 2008 and the earthquake in 2010, we had a large influx of students as families fled the coastal cities and returned to Bayonnais. On June 30, we completed the 2011-12 school year with an enrollment of 624 – and still had 300 more on the waiting list.There is no end to the need. There will always be more children than we are able to serve. There will always be more needs than we can meet – but with generous help from our partners and sponsors, we help as many as possible. Like many of our…

Update on Faustin Pierre

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Dear Partners in the Gospel,Here is an update on the health of Brother Faustin Pierre, the director of our school in Bayonnais, Haiti. We wrote you on April 17 that he was in kidney failure, and asked…

ICDM Leadership Training Conference

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Story and photos by Cathy Wallick Christian leaders from five Haitian states and many denominations came together January 16-20 for an ICDM Leadership Training Conference. Presented in cooperation with…

ICDM: Moving Forward, Changing Lives

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Dear Friend:ICDM has been bringing hope and a future to the children of Haiti since October 1989. For twenty-two years, we have worked to educate, equip and empower children and adults in this poorest…

Celebrate Hope

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They began arriving before dawn on October 7, and by six am they were ready to begin work. They were the 70 cement workers who mixed, carried, poured and finished the concrete for the second floor of the…