Reforesting Haiti with Coffee has BIG Impact

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When you donate to Singing Rooster’s Haitian coffee seedling program, you’re helping to reforest Haiti w/ income-providing coffee trees. But it’s bigger than that. In 1923, 60% of Haiti was covered by lush forests; by 2006, less than 3% remained. Your donation allows #singingrooster to plant seedling nurseries that #reforestHaiti mountains with income-providing coffee trees.  Across the years, we’ve planted hundreds of thousands of trees in Haiti’s highest mountains / coffee lands: Fond Jean Noel Beaumont (the eye of Hurricane Matthew – TOTAL devastation in 2016) … Read More

Happy Easter! John 3:16

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We have a long tradition at Singing Rooster of celebrating holidays by presenting interesting and perhaps unknown facts about special days. Holy Week is celebrated by many but not all Christians. It’s the week before Easter and includes Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. Easter is the most important celebration for most Christians. Easter comes from the Anglo-Saxon, Eostre, the name of the goddess of spring and commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Maundy Thursday is the day before Good Friday, the … Read More

Haiti 11 years later

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Haiti’s Earthquake Struck January 2010 Each January 12th, we commemorate the anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake where more than 230,000 people died and a country’s infrastructure was destroyed. Haiti still suffers major challenges: cholera introduced by foreign peacekeepers is still present, tens of thousands still live in tent slums, and over 60% continue to live in extreme poverty. Billions in aid went missing. Today we pause, remember, recommit. Then we get back to work. Haiti: an endless list of tragedy? How does one stay committed in a … Read More