For many individuals this year has brought complications, isolation, fear, and mourning. We see and hear stories of strife, and our hearts at LiveBeyond go out to all who have suffered hardship and loss this year. We have prayed many prayers for families to find peace and for the Lord to bring his hand of blessing to all.
While we have all felt the constraints of 2020, at LiveBeyond, we have so many blessings to be thankful and grateful for.
At the beginning of the year many schools had to shut down completely in Haiti. Though the LiveBeyond School could no longer provide education in the classroom, we continued to successfully provide education to our students. The students were able to pick up their packets of work each week so they could continue to learn at home. They also were able to complete their end of year testing. The teachers did such a wonderful job dividing the classes into smaller groups and spacing the desks to provide a safe environment for the students.
The LiveBeyond maternal health program continued providing essential services to the mothers and babies of Thomazeau. The staff ensured many safety measures were implemented. They provided hand sanitizer, social distancing, and face coverings so all the mothers and babies could be served. Providing the mothers and babies with proper healthcare and nutrition is of utmost importance to us. We are so thankful we successfully continued to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In April, LiveBeyond was able to provide over 400,000 surgical masks, gloves, and protective gowns to hospitals in need. We were able to lend a helping hand because of all the generous gifts from wonderful supports like you!
As the year is closing out, we are blown away and extremely grateful for your support toward our initiative to end malnutrition in our region of Thomazeau, Haiti. Our goal for 2021 is to provide meals for an additional 6,100 children who are suffering from malnutrition. We are well on our way to meeting this goal because many of you have already shown your support. If you have not yet had the chance to donate, you can click here to do so.
We give thanks to the Lord for his mighty hand of blessing throughout this trying year. We also thank you for your continuous support, prayers and encouragement. May your year finish out strong with your eyes looking to the Lord for 2021! Many blessings to you!
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