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The Trickle Down Effect of Lodging to Support the Local Economy

Mission trips continue to transform lives and local communities by supporting the people of Haiti. All of these efforts have been bolstered by a partnership with various organizations that focus on ministry for the area and a plan of promoting empowerment to this indigenous Christ-centered team of leaders, the Haitian Team. That is the key […]

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 […]