Belize, Central America

Belize, Central America

Based in Placencia, in the southern part of Belize, we work with the local English-and Ketchi-speaking communities on issues relating to healthcare, commerce, education and sustainable farming. A child's well-being and outcome are directly related to a community's ability to care and provide for them. Investment and development are needed in order to increase parental participation into the mainstream economy.






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Haiti, West Indies

Haiti, West Indies

Based in Port-Margot, outside of Cap-Haitian in the mountainous northern part of Haiti, we work with the surrounding Creole-speaking communities on issues relating to healthcare, education, sanitation, recycling, and sustainable farming. Our objective is to create nurturing, productive, and self-sufficient communities. We're working to achieve these goals by teaching the community the value of preserving and using their natural recourses. Empowering the people through education, investment, and development will ensure success for generations to come.

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Ghana, West Africa

Ghana, West Africa

Based in Busua, a fishing village in the western region of Ghana, we work with the local English-and Akan-speaking communities on issues relating to healthcare, education, hygiene, and recycling. Through good health practices and education we address issues relating to disease prevention. Education, investment, and development are essential to achieving a more productive and healthier community.






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USA

USA

Our exchange and volunteer programs offer individuals the opportunity to give back in culturally rich environments. These cultural experiences are often profound and life changing. As a volunteer all that is required is a generous spirit, open heart, and a sense of adventure. Our programs are only possible due to the generosity of our supporters and donors. We are grateful for all of your encouragement and tireless support.





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May 2019

My deepest gratitude to the Ministry of Finance and the Belizean Government for their ongoing support of SHVF’s work in Belize. The Seeds of Hope Village School currently enrolls about 100 students per year. SHVF looks forward to expanding it’s services and partnerships with the Belizean government in the near future.

April 2019

Traveling to Haiti for me is always accompanied by a sense of excitement and anticipation. However, my most recent trip in April 2019 was a surreal experience. After landing at Cap-Haitian airport, I picked up my checked bags from the rolling dispenser and headed outside where I was met by one of my team members […]

October 2018

I would like to share with you events from my October 2018 service trip to Haiti. I arrived in Cap-Haitian on October 3rd and spent the following days preparing for our upcoming programs. October 6 was like any other day in Haiti, it was melodic, hot, humid, and chaotic. My team and I spent most of the […]