brief history of Haiti:
Haiti (Haitian Creole: Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti, is a Caribbean country. Gaining its independence in 1804, Haiti was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the second republic successful in a war of independence against a European colonial power in the Americas, and the only nation in the world established as a result of a successful slave revolt. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. In French, the country's nickname is La Perle des Antilles (The Pearl of the Antilles), because of its natural beauty. It is the most mountainous nation in the Caribbean. By area, Haiti is the third largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba and the Dominican Republic). By population, Haiti is the second largest Caribbean nation, with an estimated 10.7 million people, just under a million of whom live in the capital city, Port-au-Prince.
Haiti has also been labeled as the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Though these words are true, they do not define the nation of Haiti. In the midst of Haiti's pain there is beauty; the beauty of people, her land, and her culture. Her beauty has been masked by pain of her past, bad leadership and recent tragedies. However, God is still rescuing, restoring, and transforming Haiti in the midst of her pain and suffering.
Haiti Transformed was founded on hearing the voice of Jesus calling us to join Him and His mission in Haiti long-term. We are a network of churches, a movement, based on the truth of the gospel of the Kingdom of God, with a heart for the poor and a vision of holistic transformation for our communities and our nation.
We are called and invite others into the journey of confronting injustice, fighting poverty, uprooting evil, building character, giving hope in Jesus, and expanding God´s kingdom in the Haitian community.
Our approach is through passion for Jesus, community, discipleship, church planting, education, empowerment and mission.