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Haiti Christmas 2006
We were delighted with the response of the
children on Babados who collected 200 Christmas gifts for
Caribbean Trust has a deep desire to be an expression of the love
of Christ on earth, bringing hope to children in Haiti responding
to meet the holistic needs of the child – physical, emotional
We want Make Jesus Smile to be
much more than a shoe box ministry, receiving this gift means so
much to the Haitian child. Just knowing that someone, from within
the Caribbean whom they will never meet, cared. Your efforts
will bring joy, hope and a little of God’s love into a desperately
poor situation, remembering the true meaning of Christmas –
so Make Jesus Smile this Christmas.
FACTS ABOUT CHILDREN IN HAITI:
• Only 25 percent of Haitian children have the vaccines they need
to survive, making Haiti the country with the lowest vaccination
rate in the world.
• The infant mortality rate in Haiti is 76 of every
1,000 live births, more than twice that of any other country in
the Western Hemisphere.
• Only 53 percent of Haitian children ages 6 to
12 are enrolled in school.
• Only 14 percent of Haitian children ages 13 to
18 are enrolled in school.
• Only 38 out of 1,000 children who enter the first
year of primary school finish secondary school.
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