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Can Anything Good Come Out of Haiti?

Can Anything Good Come Out of Haiti?

Have you wondered if all the efforts to help Haiti are making a difference? Can anything good really come out of Haiti? Despite the fact that most of the $13 billion invested by the U.S., the European Union, and other nations went to waste due to mismanagement and corruption, there are many success stories of Haitian entrepreneurs making a difference in Haiti.

In this season of giving, you […]

December 21st, 2018|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Morality versus Ethics

I recently gave this talk to government and business leaders in the country of Madagascar and I thought you might enjoy reading it. The term morality and ethics is often used interchangeably though they both have two different meanings. Ethics is the right and wrong according to society or the most acceptable standard while morality is the right and wrong according to God’s standards. Both are necessary and without a moral standard, ethics can be relative. My father had 3 […]

April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

BE Impact in Mexico

The Nehemiah Project Board of Directors held their annual Board Retreat in Mexico City, Mexico, hosted by Board Member and Partner, Rene Villar. This was the first time the Board met outside of the United States. The meeting was held at the headquarters of one of Rene’s companies. Rene Villar is the first international Board Member, and it was only fitting to travel to his offices for this historic meeting. Special guests included Pastor Humberto Martuscelli and Claudia […]

February 6th, 2018|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Haiti Wins International Business Plan Competition

On Friday evening, we held our International Business Plan Competition with 6 countries competing for the trophy. This is the first time Haiti has managed to bring a competitor and who knew that Haiti would be taking the trophy home on their first time competing. As Debra Schlaht announced Rosela St. Vil as our 2017 International Business Plan Competition Winner, shouts of joy rang throughout the banquet hall and there was an uproar of cheering. As Rosela walked up towards […]

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Tanzania – Land of Opportunity

Pastors, teachers, business people, and would-be entrepreneurs gathered at the Kanisa La Baptist – Mtwara (The Baptist Church of Mtwara) Tanzania in late June. No one could have imagined the transformation of understanding of God’s plans for these students and their businesses. This class was sponsored by Missio Dei Church Asheville, NC led by David Lindrum. David had heard about Nehemiah Project and Biblical Entrepreneurship through his connection with Dr. Case Thorpe of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. What a great blessing to […]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |