HOLD the Children

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HOLD the children operates in Jamaica, Guatemala and Haiti and is a division of Mission Discovery, Inc. HOLD the children's operations are always expanding. HOLD is currently supporting seven schools in Haiti, two in Jamaica and one in Guatemala.

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Birthday: 04/12/2005
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female

Chedena’s beautiful eyes glisten softly.  She enjoys math class in school and hoeps to be a nurse when she grows up.  Her glowing personality covers much of her storied past.  Here at the HOLD the Children Home Chedena has many reasons to smile.  She is well cared for, unlike so many orphans in Haiti.  She is clothed and fed daily with a secure roof over her head.  This is much more than many of the children throughout the country can say.  Children in Haiti begin providing for themselves at a very young age; they are forced to grow up quickly.  Here at the HOLD Home the children are able t

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September 13, 2016 - Courtney Rivera
*This article was written by Kellie Doyle, HOLD Sponsor and Supporter. “I love to travel and our 20 year wedding anniversary was coming up.  For our 10 year anniversary we took a trip and learned to scuba dive.  My husband is creative, knows me so well, and is great at surprises.  So I waited with great expectation to see what he had planned for our 20th.
August 17, 2016 - Courtney Rivera
Located in the mountains on the North Coast of Haiti, HOLD the Children Orphanage is home for 43 abandoned or orphaned children.  The children range in age from 5 to 15 years.  Many of the older children will leave the home in just a few short years.  Life outside the orphanage is very difficult.  We want to provide our kids with an opportunity to succeed when they go out into the world.  This includes them learning to speak and read English, understanding how to use a computer to expand their world and equipping them with a vocational skill that will help th
June 9, 2016 - Richard Rohde
God continues to bless the work at the HOLD the Children Home in Haiti.  It seems like it was just yesterday that we stood on the roof of the Orphanage.  Our vision was to have a place where we could prepare the older kids for the day when they would leave the orphanage.  We dreamed of building transitional homes where they could learn to live as a family and be taught vocational skills.  They would learn to speak English and use a computer as preparation for life on their own.