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…

Read More

Maegan & Clarence Bridges were scheduled to get here this past Sunday, but due to the substantial unrest and violence in Haiti, they’ve been stuck in Fort Lauderdale. We’ve worked hard to help them get flights rescheduled…and then rescheduled again. We’ve hired Maegan and Clarence to take over for Joel and Ingrid Rockemann as they…

Read More

The needs of the orphanage never stop.  The kids need medicine, hygiene products, food, schooling supplies, and clothing.  We need funds to pay teachers, nurses, nannies, kitchen staff, cleaning staff, laundry staff, drivers, adoption staff, and construction workers. We need to buy propane to run the stoves for cooking and dryers for drying the clothes.…

Read More

Last Thursday, I told you of a donor who was willing to donate $10,000 to buy our food/supplies for the month of April and they put out the challenge for other donors to help us raise the funds to match that amount.  That gives us two months funding for food/supplies! We reached that goal last…

Read More

I cannot believe that we are almost into 2016!  A lot of things have happened in 2015.  We are working on the “year in review” to send out to everyone so you can see what has happened at GLA.  We have had long term staff leave and a new short term family come to Haiti. …

Read More

Hi, John and I are in the States visiting new churches that we have never visited before.  We hope to motivate people to support the orphanage and help provide needed food, medication, fuel for the generators so the kids have lights and clean clothes, and water for the children to drink.  But right now, GLA…

Read More

Illionson came to GLA 9 months ago.  He was born with a cleft lip and palate, bilateral club feet, and amniotic banding of his arm, legs, fingers, and toes.  He was only a day or two old on admission.  At first the father said that he and the mother had 7 other children and could…

Read More