(Archived Blogs) And Life in Haiti Goes On...

Retired GLA director and co-founder, Dixie Bickel R. N., along with former staff members throughout the years wrote about the happenings in daily ministry, provided updates on children that called GLA home, shared the status of the adoption process in Haiti, reported progress on construction at Fort Jacques and more.

Dixie’s Last Post for 2019

Today is officially my last day as the Executive Director of GLA. It is going to be difficult to leave Haiti and the children and staff. I’ve told a lot of people good bye already and given lots of hugs and shed lots of tears.  I have a hard time saying good bye and get…

It’s your last chance to give in 2019!

We just received two baby girls (one 6 weeks old and one 17 months old) yesterday whose mother died during childbirth and the father does not think he can care for them. The mom was only 20 years old and she and the papa had been together 5 years, so they were childhood sweethearts! Papa…
Angel Noel and Dixie Bickel

God’s Littlest Angels’ 25th Anniversary and the Bickel’s Good-Bye

Many of you will receive the GLA Christmas Newsletter this week. Twenty-five years ago on Christmas Day, a 1 pound 15 ounce baby girl was born at the local mission hospital. Her name was Angel Noel. The doctors said that she would not live so they laid her on a sheet by her mother and…

A New Era for GLA

To help Haiti, we must stop treating Haitians as victims and start seeing them as part of the solution. We must first unlearn the way that we have come to see Haiti—as the hopeless country and constant aid recipient —and begin to see it as a place of great potential. Linda Peia I believe in…

Giving Tuesday a Day for Giving Back!

Help us meet our goal for Giving Tuesday! 2019 has been a tough year here at GLA. More than ever we have been on our knees petitioning God for wisdom and direction for GLA and the children under our care. Giving Tuesday is a day for giving to the causes that touch your heart. GLA…

$5000 Matching Funds Campaign Started Today!

And Life in Haiti Goes On… Dixie Bickel R. N., the orphanage director and co-founder, writes about what is happening in Haiti, new kids at GLA, the status of adoptions, the progress on Ft. Jacques and the challenges of life in Haiti. We have a wonderful family who is willing to match all donations up…