Precautions for Mosquito Born
July 2014--It's not
life-threatening, but precautions are worth
observing. It has
spread throughout the Caribbean region, and can be encountered in Haiti. Contracting the virus
can be unpleasant. Common protections include bug repellent and
sleeping nets. The following information appears on the U.S. Centers
for Disease Control website.
What is chikungunya?
Chikungunya is an illness caused by a virus that spreads through mosquito bites.
The most common symptoms of chikungunya are fever and joint pain.
Other symptoms may include headache, muscle pain, joint swelling, or rash.
Who is at risk?
Travelers who go to these
islands in the Caribbean are at risk of getting chikungunya. In addition, travelers to Africa, Asia, and
islands in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific are also at risk, as the virus is present in many of these
areas. The mosquito that carries chikungunya virus can bite during the day and night, both indoors and
outdoors, and often lives around buildings in urban areas.
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A Chance to Help [Summer
Help Complete AFCA Church
A long-time friend of Dr. Claude and Lydie Noel, Helen Grondal Gilliatt, has donated her talents
and production resources to offer Overtones: Touching the Heart, a CD of her piano Music,
as a fund raiser to help complete the church at AFCA Village, Port au Prince, by March 2015. To
order click here.
To see photos of contruction progress since the year 2000, click
The Mission of
Partners with Haiti
The mission of Partners with Haiti
is to fulfill our Lord’s Great Commission as stated in Matthew 28:19-20 and in the spirit of Matthew 25:25-40,
to provide the following: A channel of support for Haitian Christian workers and projects;
setting up sister church relationships between churches in Haiti and U.S. /Canadian churches;
assistance in the growth and development of the churches; provision of U.S. and Haitian
speakers to present the work; and encouragement and support for the development of Haitian
The greatest thing you can do is join
with us in assisting the Evangelical Church in Haiti to carry out its wonderful work. The ministry of PWH has
spanned almost a half century. You will find the Haitian Christian family to be gracious--very appreciative of
our fellowship, and our strengthening their hands in ministry.
Please email us with questions or comments anytime.