Haiti: Aid groups implore Christians to pray, take action in time of crisis

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(Worthy News) - Christian aid groups serving in Haiti have witnessed firsthand the devastation wrought by ongoing demonstrations spurred by allegations of government corruption and the country’s inflation crisis.

Haitians again took to the streets in Port-au-Prince and other cities this month calling for President Jovenel Moïse's resignation over allegations the government misappropriated billions of dollars earmarked for reconstruction following a catastrophic 7.1 magnitude earthquake in 2010 that killed an estimated 300,000 people and left between 1.5 million and 2 million homeless.

During the protests churches were closed, schools were shut down — including tutoring and other programs provided by Christian nonprofit groups — and parents who work as day laborers were unable to earn wages. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Haiti: Aid groups implore Christians to pray, take action in time of crisis”


    Just what is it, besides praying for them and the Haitians themselves, that this article is urging us to do?

    This is like the articles on Yemen, telling us of so many children starving to death. Telling us to pray. For them to have food. Okay, we could figure that out.

    But money, huge amounts of money, and people, flooded into Haiti, after that huge earthquake. The one that literally changed our 24 hour "day" because it affected the orbit of the earth.

    And now?

    Now what?

    Maybe the people have a point, how could so much help have failed?

    Corruption does seem to be a logical consideration.

    But who can quell riots? More missionaries?

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