Centre Lumière

let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth - 1 John 3:18

Centre Lumière

Haiti Women


Haiti is a small country sharing the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is two thirds mountainous and about the size of Maryland. There are approximately 8.5 million people living in Haiti with a literacy rate of only 53%. Most of the people of Haiti live in poverty with over two thirds of the population without a formal job. Approximately half of the population practices some form of Vaudou.

Centre Lumière -Needlework by Haitian women © 2006