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  1. Haiti Earthquake Response

  2. Before the January 12 earthquake, Haiti was already the poorest country in the Western hemisphere…

  3. 72% of the population lived on less than $2 a day,

  4. Only 52% of adults could read, Less than 2% of children finished high school,

  5. And 60% of people in rural areas lacked access to basic health care.

  6. CRWRC was there - Working alongside the Haitian people since 1975.

  7. Together with Haitian churches CRWRC provided literacy classes,

  8. Programs to improve agriculture,

  9. Initiatives to improve mother and child health,

  10. Training and support for small businesses,

  11. And hope for a better future.

  12. The January 12 earthquake that struck Haiti Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance Set many of these things back by decades.

  13. The loss of human life, the destruction of homes, and the suffering of people are incomprehensible.

  14. But people have not lost hope.

  15. Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance They are continuing to trust God in the midst of this destruction.

  16. They are picking up the pieces and starting to rebuild. Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance

  17. CRWRC is still walking alongside them:

  18. Distributing emergency food & water,

  19. Handing out tarps to provide temporary shelter,

  20. Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance Working with a water & sanitation specialist to provide long-term access to clean water.

  21. And this is just the beginning. The needs of earthquake survivors will continue for many years Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance

  22. CRWRC has identified 6 villages in the Leogane area in which to focus our long-term efforts.

  23. CRWRC will be there to rebuild homes (Some of the homes constructed by CRWRC following the 2004 tsunami in South Asia).

  24. Restore livelihoods (Recipients of a goats from CRWRC following drought in Kenya)

  25. And renew hope. Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance

  26. Will you join us? Please Pray: For the people of Haiti For faith in this time of trial For wisdom during the rebuilding process For the international community that is there to help

  27. Please Give Online: www.crwrc.org In Canada: 3475 Mainway PO Box 5070 STN LCD1, Burlington, Ontario, L7R 3Y8 1-800-730-3490 In the US: 2850 Kalamazoo Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49560 1-800-55-CRWRC Photo by Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance

  28. Thank you for reaching out to those in need! www.crwrc.org