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NPH Nicaragua Anniversary
May 11, 2022By Aristides Manzanarez, Nicaragua

With joy, I share with all of you the joy of celebrating 28 years of serving and sharing the love of family (Father Wasson’s essential legacy) with the NPH Nicaragua’ community. On our anniversary, we...

St. Damien's Hospital
May 6, 2022By Miguel Venegas

Dear NPH Family, I am pleased to announce Dr. Pascale Yola Gassant Heurtelou as the new National Director of St. Damien’s hospital effective May 2, 2022. She succeeds National Director Dr. Jacqueline Gautier,...

Plantation
April 29, 2022By Aristides Manzanarez, Nicaragua

Josué Aarón Henríquez is a young man who is in his first year of service. He is originally from San Jerónimo, a farm town with a population of around 48,000 near Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast. The area’s main...

Jacinta McGuane in NPH Haiti
April 28, 2022By Jacinta McGuane, Haiti

The highs and lows of Haiti will remain with me forever. Suffice to say, in my 10 years on the Haitian side of the island of Hispaniola, there have been many lessons learned, character traits that I have...

April 27, 2022By Rodrigo Pereyra, Bolivia

One night in 2004, Michel, a 13-year-old boy, was lit up by headlights as he walked along the national highway that connects the cities of Cochabamba with Santa Cruz. He worked at night, selling bags of food...

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April 12, 2022By Reinhart Köhler, NPHI International

Lent reminds us of the 40 days Jesus passed in the desert, suffering great deprivations, which the devil attempts to use to separate Jesus from God. Likewise, Lent is a time for us to contemplate what...

February 28, 2022By Reinaldo Ureña, Dominican Republic

Studies from 2018 by several United Nations organizations found that nearly 141,000 Dominicans are registered as having at least one disability, of which more than a third of those age 15 years or older could...

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January 27, 2022By Rafael Bermudez Gutierrez, Mexico

Dear friends, This year we received 33 children from different states of Mexico. 70% of them came to us from conditions of extreme poverty, mainly from indigenous communities where they did not have the...

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January 27, 2022By Daniel Zapata, Mexico

From a young age, Hortencia had always enjoyed studying. Entering NPH Mexico gave her the platform she needed to progress in her education. She performed well at school and she endeared herself to her...

January 21, 2022By Thomas Hartig, Guatemala

In Guatemala, the right to an education is enshrined in the constitution. Primary schooling is mandatory, the law states that children must go to school for six years. However, absenteeism is not prosecuted....

January 20, 2022By Thomas Hartig, Guatemala

Economic empowerment is key to transforming the discrimination and deficiencies that women continue to face in Guatemala. Less access to services, particularly to education, limits the employment and income...

Jean Max In the Aftermath of the Earthquake
January 7, 2022By Xavier Asdara

Jean Max has been working as a radiologist at the St. Damien pediatric hospital in Port-au-Prince for a few years now, interpreting images and providing diagnoses in maternity and gynecology, among other...

January 4, 2022By Aristides Manzanarez, Nicaragua

Darich Muñoz is originally from the island of Ometepe, Rivas. He comes from a simple and very religious family, growing up with his parents and other siblings. His mother was the one who took care of the needs...

December 23, 2021By Aristides Manzanarez, Nicaragua

Soledad* was born on June 6th, 2001. She joined NPH when she was three months old because her family lived in extreme poverty. When Soledad first arrived at NPH, she lived in the Asis House, which was the...

December 21, 2021By Marlon Velasquez, Nicaragua

Before I became part of the NPH family, my life was focused on surviving and keeping my dreams alive. There was no room for celebrations of any kind. Christmas was an annual routine in which I only ate and...

December 17, 2021By Erick Nery, Peru

NPH Peru’s One Family program began in 2018 to restore the child’s right to live in a family. The work started with the analysis of families with the potential to be beneficiaries of the program....

The Opportunity that Changed Our Lives”
December 1, 2021By Carmina Salazar, El Salvador

Marisela lives with her family of five in a small brick house with dirt floors. Her house is in a vulnerable community right on the road that connects the NPH El Salvador facility with the highway. Marisela...

Girl writing a letter in Dominican Republic
November 12, 2021By Adonis Pio, Dominican Republic

Dear the World! I am Lisset and I am 18-years-old. I live at Casa Santa Ana forming part of the NPH Dominican family. I enjoy writing letters. I especially enjoy writing to godparents, telling them how I am...

October 25, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Gia Riney, Director Communications, NPHI As widely reported, a group of 17 missionaries from the nonprofit organization Christian Aid Ministries was kidnapped in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, 16 October....

October 13, 2021By Thomas Hartig, Guatemala

Violeta Guerrera*, 35-years-old, was born in a semi-urban town in the state of Chimaltenango. She grew up as the second youngest daughter with her ten brothers and sisters. Her family’s extreme poverty did not...

October 5, 2021By Rodrigo Pereyra, Bolivia

In Bolivia, 17.8% of children between 6- and 11-years-old were not enrolled in primary school in 2016, according to data from the UDAPE 2016 (Unit for Analysis of Social and Economic Policies). This figure is...

October 5, 2021By Erick Nery, Peru

Sherlin is 17 years old. He joined the NPH Peru family in July 2011 with his two siblings, Michell and Marcel. Sherlin finished high school in 2020 and currently he is doing his year of service at Casa Santa...

October 5, 2021By Brad Bobel, Bolivia

Maribel arrived at NPH Bolivia in 2005 with her older brother. Within the first year of NPH Bolivia opening its doors, Maribel* arrived with her brother when she was 4 years old and now, after 15 years at the...

September 24, 2021By Nicolas Wasson, Haiti

I traveled around the hardest-hit areas in southern Haiti with the team sent by NPH, so I got to see how some communities had only mild damage, while other places really had been destroyed. One of the most...

September 9, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Executive Directors of NPH Haiti and the St. Luke Foundation The organizations Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs and St. Luke Foundation are pleased to announce that our employee, Mrs. Marie Ange Beril, who was...

September 7, 2021By Adonis Pio, Dominican Republic

Adonis Pio, Communication Officer at NPH Dominican Republic COVID-19 has had a huge impact across the world during the past 18 months. It has claimed over 4.5 million lives, with 4,000 deaths reported in the...

September 7, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Executive Directors of NPH Haiti and St. Luke Foundation The NPH Organization announces that one of its staff, Mrs. Marie Ange Beril, was kidnapped on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She is the Director of the...

September 6, 2021By Nicolas Wasson, Haiti

There is a Haitian proverb that says “bonjou se paspo ou” or “a hello is your passport.” In Haiti, it is considered very impolite to enter a town you have never been to without saying good morning. Usually,...

August 30, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the southern side of the country couldn’t have come at a worse possible time, just as a category 5 storm is forecasted, as we mourn the death of our late president, and...

August 28, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Gia Riney, NPHI Director Communications Marie Bénicia Benoit has been freed. She was released this morning in good health. She is now resting with her family. The relief felt by the St. Damien team, as well as...

August 25, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Géhy Jean Noel, Assistant National Director I recall the day 12 January 2010, when I experienced an earthquake for the first time in my life while living at the Ste. Helene home, in Kenscoff with my NPH...

August 25, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Dr. Jacqueline Gautier and Fr. Richard Leo Frechette The Nos Petits Frères et Sœurs – NPFS and The St. Luke Foundation for Haiti (FSL), learned with dismay of the kidnapping of their employee, Ms. Marie...

July 8, 2021By Nicholas Rogers, Honduras

Nicholas Rogers, NPHI Communications Manager The Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his residence in the early hours of Wednesday 7 July, which has also left his wife Martine Moïse...