In continuing my final thoughts about the trip to Haiti, here is the next one:
7. I was pleased to hear from outside sources that Compassion has such a great reputation. I have always been convinced of this fact — that Compassion is really doing what they say, really making a difference in the lives of children and their families. But it was good to have the confirmation. Although I was not on an official Compassion tour this time, everywhere I turned I was hearing more and more about the effectiveness of the ministry.
Here are more photos, many of which I have not shared until now.
I heard first-hand about Compassion from missionaries:
Local staff members:
And formerly sponsored children.
They opened their file cabinets to me:
They introduced me to many special teachers:
I met Pastors and other support staff:
And of course I met a lot of special, amazing children!