Entries by Joshua-admin

Replacing the Beloved Adirondack Chairs

Throughout the day, many visitors of Joshua House can be seen sitting on the porch in the plastic Adirondack chairs where they take time to collect their thoughts, catch a sunrise or sunset, pray or even journal their stays at Joshua House. Over time, these iconic chairs have become broken and worn and are now […]

Year-End Charitable Donation Opportunities

Even a small donation can make a big difference in the efforts of the Joshua Foundation. There are many exciting ways your tax-deductible charitable donation can go a long way toward helping continue our mission through Joshua House Haiti and with a potential new retreat lodge in Western Pennsylvania. As always, you are welcome to […]

Employee Focus: Meet Mackendy André

Mackendy André has been employed at the Joshua House for nearly a year and has connected very well with the staff and visitors. As a Team Liaison, his duties are to plan for the arrival of the teams, serve as an interpreter for both the Americans and the Haitians, be a tour guide and coordinate […]

Student Engineers with a Mission Empower Through Solar Power

Only about one quarter of Haitians have access to power through a weak and unreliable national power grid that was damaged heavily in the earthquake of 2010. Most Haitian businesses rely on generators for their power, which are costly to purchase and operate with the high cost of fuel. Baylor University Senior Lecturer Brian Thomas […]

Project Restoration Haiti

On May 31, at only 21 years of age, Ben Schweiger traveled to Haiti to embark upon a 10-week trip that he hopes will be the start of a much larger, perhaps lifelong effort aimed at restoring the coral reef along the Haitian coast and assisting in the development of environmentally sustainable tourism in Haiti. […]

Haiti Short Term Adult Mission Trip

The first week of February saw North Way’s Haiti Mission team make the trek from Pittsburgh to the Joshua House in Haiti. Bearing gifts from several congregations throughout Pittsburgh, the team arrived ready and eager to serve. The first few days were spent with the children in the IDADEE and EBAC orphanages, where the team […]