Haiti is one of the most densely populated and poorest countries in the Americas. Hundreds of thousands of Haitians have fled or emigrated, not including the loss of life from the 2010 earthquake. It will take billions of dollars and many years of stability and sustained redevelopment to see any long-term progress. Major sources of income come from aid and relief organizations. Literacy is 51% and functional literacy may be as low as 20%. Early slavery from the French, dictatorships, and earthquakes have all but left the people with little hope. Most identify themselves as Christians, but 75% practice voodoo. However, since the earthquake in 2010, there has been a spiritual outpouring of faith that shook not only the nation but […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.