They’re smiling so nicely for their picture. But Josiane and her crew have just spent a long day traveling to Gonaïves for supplies, only to meet with rioting and flying rocks. They hid out in a side street for a few hours before heading back to the Plateau. Two to three hours one way. Roads…

Mme Celisa is responsible for the Lemuel House kitchen. She makes lunch during the week for the admin office staff. She loves learning new recipes, and has quickly mastered quite a variety. Today, Krischelle’s mom, Jane–who is visiting for the week–showed her how to make Shepherd’s Pie with ingredients from the local market. It was…

Every school day, our wonderful cafeteria crew prepares a hot meal for the school kids and staff. It’s a lot of hard work shopping in the market, lifting heavy pots, cooking in the heat, and washing piles of dirty dishes, but they are a cheery group, always ready to greet visitors to their kitchen with…

Today, Lemuel co-founder Gigi Muchmore showed the kindergarten teachers how to make a good batch of playdough. Every Tuesday, Judy prepares some kind of training for the kindergarten ladies. These girls are motivated, hard-working, kind-hearted, and always eager to learn new things they can apply in the classroom. Even more, they are a great group…

In the campus office: After the day’s work is done, Dadithe (R) and Mme Dieufort work on sewing projects… Over the summer, Dadithe–our campus manager–pulled three ladies into her staff who Lemuel may never have been able to reach otherwise. She has been investing heavily into them, and they have become a great team. They…

People are both what we will leave behind on this earth and what will endure beyond time into eternity. Last year, Lemuel experienced a lot of growth, and God provided for some exciting projects, such as the well and the school construction. This year, the Lord has laid it on our hearts to slow down…

  In January of 2017, Brad and Danyel and their children took the plunge to move in to our neighborhood and help us in our work here on the Plateau.  In the months from then to now, they have had almost every experience you can have as an overseas missionary: frequent illness from new bacteria…

  One day, I received a letter in my office addressed to the Lemuel administration.  It was from a man in Anse-Rouge, asking for work.  We receive many, many letters from individuals and local groups asking for help.  Unfortunately, we cannot help everybody.  We were not looking to hire anyone else at the time, so…

Thank you for giving to our “Give a Job” campaign this Christmas.     Because of your generosity, we were able to pay our staff for the month of December and get a head start on the coming months.          

  Dave Muchmore–Lemuel’s US treasurer and an adviser to Lemuel leadership–recently visited the Plateau.  He writes the following: November 29, 2017 Yesterday afternoon, I sat at Judy’s dining room table with Lemuel’s leadership team.  Once again they are facing a test of their faith as they look to the end of their calendar year.   Right…

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