LimeAid

Building Sustainable Development in Haiti Through Agricultural Training

School Enrollment doubles!

A second cohort commenced classes this Fall, bringing the total enrollment at our Ecole d’Agriculture La Gonave to sixteen, including three young women.  We’re encouraged with this growth, because it was primarily caused by “word of mouth”.  We’re also pleased with the work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit that many of our students are demonstrating.  Apparently,...

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Over eighty-six percent!

One important measure for most current & potential donors to a charity is how much of their funds go directly to those being served; the beneficiaries.  We’re proud to advise you that slightly more than 86% of our expenditures in 2016 were made in Haiti, to serve our sole charitable purpose “to advance education by establishing & operating an agricultural vocational school in...

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1st Semester Commences

Yes, that’s right! The first semester of our Ecole d’Agriculture La Gonave has commenced today, February 1st, with an initial 7 qualified & motivated students in attendance.  We anticipate another 20 will start in September. The photo of fried chicken legs may have served to catch your attention, but there was a deeper meaning behind its’ use.  Several of the students are...

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A Big Thank You

While 2016 has been a challenging year for us in many ways, we remain encouraged to “not grow weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up” from Galatians 6:9.  The November 5th Jacob Moon concert to benefit LimeAid, which attracted more than 150 attendees, was a great success from which we raised funds to cover almost 20% of the...

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Message from Haiti

Mary Simon packed a video camera in her carry-on luggage for our October 15th-22nd Short Term Mission trip to the Ile de La Gonave, Haiti, and this is what resulted. We hope you will find this video informative as to the need there and the current state of LimeAid’s work in alleviating poverty through education in Haiti.  ...

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