Republic of Haiti

Explore the Country of Haiti

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Country Overview

About Haiti

With African, French, and Hispanic roots, Haiti has a uniquely blended culture developed over it’s more than 100-year history. Bordering the Dominican Republic, Haiti is the third largest country in the Caribbean. Extensive coastlines, mountain ranges, and tropical climate make up the landscape of this island country. The dense population of the country has eroded soil making agriculture rare pushing Haitians to the cities for occupations.

The Creole and French-speaking Haitians are proud of their independence and enjoy cultural activities such as art, music, dance, and football (soccer). The capital city, Port-au-Prince, is filled with small workshops, street markets, and food stalls that employ many Haitians. Even with its beauty and unique culture, this coastal country is among the lowest life expectancy due to its dense population, and one-third of the population is under 15 years old. Consider joining us as we learn about the culture, create community, and see life-change happen.  Scroll down to learn more about our upcoming vision trips to Haiti.

At the Heart of Service

After the recent earthquake, Jo Ann reflects on the Haitian people & communities who have flourished despite dysfunctional governments & unpredictable weather.

Committed to Serve: Haitian Doctors & Nurses Deploy to Mainland Following 7.2 Earthquake

Haitian doctors and nurses of La Gonâve Wesleyen Hospital heard about the desperate need for medical assistance following the earthquake – and responded…

Haitian-Led Relief Effort to Deliver 30,000 Liters of Clean Water Per Day to Earthquake Survivors

Haitian team at Solar Water Farm spearheads emergency response to deliver 30K liters of clean water per day to bring to earthquake survivors.

Haiti Facts

UN, World Bank

Capital: Port-au-Prince

Population: 11 million 

Currency: Haitian Gourde (HTG)

Area: 27,750 km(10,710 sq mi) 

Languages: French and Haitian Creole

Major religions:  Catholicism

Interested in going to Haiti?

We have various trips to Haiti throughout the year and we can customize a trip to fit your gifts and interests.

Upcoming Trips to Haiti

Due to recent turmoil, we are rescheduling all trips to Haiti.

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Do you have an idea of a vision trip? Let us know, we would love to work with you to make it happen.

Things You Need to Know

Passport Required: Yes – Recommend 1 year validation

Visa Required: Yes

Vaccinations: See your GP about immunisations

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Please note that in the unlikely event a specific appeal becomes overfunded, surplus funds will be redirected towards a similar relief or community development project.

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