U.S. Missionary Tim Dortch, established the Hispaniola Mountain Ministries (HMM), in the Dominican Republic in 2005 after making multiple mission trips to Haiti beginning in 1998. When Haiti became politically inaccessible, Tim turned his mission trips to the Dominican Republic with the intention of eventually branching back into Haiti. One area of ministry under HMM, [...]
We hope you enjoy this three minute documentary video, which shows in words and images the desperate need for clean water in Haiti. We are continually blessed to be able to help build solar wells that provide access to fresh, life-saving water for thousands of women, children and families in Haitian communities. To watch the [...]
We received this amazing expression of gratitude and were moved to show you the difference we are making with your support. The slides, when viewed in order, tell a moving story.
In developing countries where many villages are off the electrical grid, and fossil fuels for generators are too expensive, water wells operated by solar powered pumps are the only viable alternative to gaining a clean, healthy water supply. Because the water is so far underground, these wells need pumps, powered by solar energy, to bring [...]
Did you know that according to World Health Organization "water scarcity affects one in three people on every continent of the globe. The situation is getting worse as needs for water rise along with population growth, urbanization and increases in household and industrial uses." At Barco's Nightingales Foundation we are committed to bringing new solar [...]
Did you know that according to water.org: More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in the developing world. Lack of access to clean water and sanitation kills children at a rate equivalent of a jumbo jet crashing every four hours. 780 million [...]
We are delighted to see the progress on the holding tanks that will provide tens of thousands of gallons of clean, fresh water to the people of Recife, Haiti. We are eternally grateful to those who work tirelessly to build these wells, and especially thankful for your continued support.
We are delighted to share the first rush of water from our third well in Haiti, this one in the village of Recif. At first we had to abandon our digging at 400 feet but on the second attempt, we hit water at 260 feet. This is such gratifying and important news because the community of [...]
My wife Frida and I want to extend our New Year's Prayer to the children of Haiti. May 2013 be a better year for you. May you find your health and your life improving. Our prayers are for you and for your families. We will be building 2 more water wells for other children and [...]
"Not only did we bathe there, many people from the community also use and bath in this rigol (small channel of water)… But we never lost faith or hope. I would tell my kids "don't lose faith, don't lose faith; someday God will touch someone‘s heart so we can drink good water. Today, God made [...]