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This is a great opportunity for these eight young men. WISH has a visiting electrical professor from Virginia. He is putting on a month long electrical course that will result in a US National certificate awarded to each. Most of these young men have just finished school but need skills for the workforce. This will give them a boost to get a job. #ministryhappenshere ... See MoreSee Less
This is happening now. After three years of a pastor training program, the Pastoral Leadership Institute of Anse a Galet is graduating its first class at the WISH Library. #ministryhappenshere ... See MoreSee Less
There is more to this picture than many of you know. Jean Claud has served WISH for decades and has been instrumental in ensuring his community is served well by this organization. Now, as his grandchildren grow up in this same community, he is very passionate about ensuring a better future for them. I am glad we have a man of his integrity and character serving with WISH. ... See MoreSee Less
Jane HowardSad that I am no longer able to serve with these guys. I was the lone female on the board for many years but just not able to travel the distance to attend the meetings anymore. I still share the same passion for the work and the people on LaGonave and know that WISH is a strong organization because of this fine leadership. I do hope there will be other woman able to fill board positions.1 month ago
In February, two of our Board members, John Tryon and Dave Kolb, were in Anse-a-Galet. While there they made a visit to the Wesleyan Nursing School to distribute lights from LuminAID to all the students. The batteries on these lights are recharged by solar and gives the students opportunities to study when there is no power. ... See MoreSee Less