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.

Featured Child

Birthday: 10/27/2005
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male

This guy, Widley, is such an entertainer!  He keeps things lively at the HOLD Home and can usually be found in the middle of a group putting smiles on their cute faces with silly jokes and dance moves.  He likes to dance and listen to music and one of his signature trademarks are his shorts pants…There are plenty of clothes to go around at the Home, but for whatever reason, Widley likes to wear pants that end just above his ankles!  He is a valuable part of the close-knit family at the HOLD Home and we are thankful he is with us.  He is a quick learner and a good reader.  Whenever our teams

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April 14, 2015 - Richard Rohde
I recently visited Haiti with twenty-six faithful advocates for the kids of the HOLD the Children Home in LaVaud, Haiti.  A lot has occurred at the Home in the past year since many of these friends visited. They were excited to see the nearly completed wall around the land that was purchased a year earlier during their visit.  The foundation for a new kitchen and storage building is ready for construction to begin.  The beautiful meeting area around the mango tree was a popular place to hold and play with the kids of the Home.
March 20, 2015 - Courtney Rivera
I think you’re talking to me.  Or at least trying to…first, the moment under the mango tree of feeling so small and inadequate for such a big scary job and responsibility.  And then yesterday.  Oh these kids, they have my heart.  Especially Louisiana and Sageline.  Their smiles melt me.  After spending the entire day with the two of them, I just wish I could take them home.  After our workday at the orphanage we had another church service there and I definitely had a moment with you.
February 5, 2015 - Richard Rohde
Greetings Friends, As many of you know I visited the HOLD Home last week, to make preparations for our teams visit in March and mostly to inspect the progress on the Security Wall being constructed around the property in the back dormitory.  Let me tell you it was a blessing to see the progress and to be able to visualize the great benefit this will be for the kids.  This new land is more than four times the size of the original land where the Home sits.  Standing on the roof of the building, looking out over the land in the back, I could see the cottages whe