Through job skills training and support, single moms in Haiti work hard to create a better life for themselves and their children, sometimes in the most wonderfully unexpected of ways… Julia Joseph Julien squats near the wall and mixes plaster in her small yellow bucket. Her black hair pulled back in tight braids and a, Read More

We urgently need families for girls and sibling sets who are older than 4 and have minor or no special needs. The parent eligibility requirements for our India program have also recently changed, and close to 120 children need families. Holt has strong partner organizations in India, and the adoption process is stable and, Read More

At the beginning of November, to kick off National Adoption Month, we shared a collage of all the children on our waiting child photolisting — just a small glimpse of the hundreds of children who we are seeking families for at any given time. We hoped it would kindle a passion in our supporters, Read More

Nutrition scientist for SPOON Foundation, Zeina Makhoul, spent a week training staff in Haiti’s Fontana Village to recognize and treat causes of malnutrition, which is often a deeper and more complicated problem than just making sure a child has enough to eat. by Billie Loewen, Staff Writer Late June was a time of celebration, Read More

Noely’s story revisited  Brian Campbell, creative services director, is currently in Haiti with Christian music group 4HIM, touring Holt Fontana Village and learning more about Holt International’s educational *sponsorship program in this impoverished country. Back in August, Brian met a 12-year-old girl named Noely, her younger sister, Rose, and their mother, Goulette; They were, Read More

A Haiti vision trip member recounts her time at Holt Fontana Village  by Lori Simmons, adoptive parent and Haiti vision trip member I didn’t know what to expect as we pulled up to Holt Fontana Village. This was the first orphanage that I had ever visited. Driving to the Village was a short and, Read More

John and Sandi Polzin of Cadott, Wisconsin brought their daughter, Mazie, home from Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.  This week,  the Polzins return to Haiti with eight others on Holt’s inaugural vision trip! While in Haiti, the vision trip members will visit with the children in Holt Fontana Village, as well as a, Read More

Vision Trip member and Holt adoptive parent Sharon Boyd arrived in Haiti on Monday.  Here, she shares about her time at Holt Fontana Village.  The vision trip members will also take part in a service project at a school.  Holt provides sponsorship for 500 children at seven different schools in Haiti.  by Sharon Boyd, Read More

You Can join the Haiti Vision Trip members on their adventure this week John and Sandi Polzin of Cadott, Wisconsin brought their daughter, Mazie, home from Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Starting their journey today, the Polzins will return to Haiti with eight others on Holt’s inaugural vision trip! While in Haiti, the, Read More

 Today is International Literacy Day. Declared by UNESCO in 1965, International Literacy Day aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.  Education for children is something that we at Holt take very seriously. In the countries Holt serves, we seek to attack the problem of illiteracy at its roots, providing, Read More