FFP Blog

Building Bright Futures in Haiti: Celebrating Ganthier’s School Graduation

By foundationforpeace | Aug 7, 2023

July 9th, 2023, was a very special day for the Province of Ganthier. In these difficult and bleak days in Haiti, 49 young men and women in the Community of Ganthier had been attending Complexe Educatif Men Nan Men, a professional school in Haiti built by Foundation for Peace in partnership with the community leaders…

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Saving A Little Girl’s Life Against Impossible Odds.

By foundationforpeace | May 2, 2023

May 25, 2022, had been a very long day. Kristin Hamner, DR National Director, was guiding colleagues from Dominican Public Health door-to-door through El Batey, DR to fight measles and malaria outbreaks. She facilitated the administration of vaccinations to quell a nearby outbreak of measles and helped them teach folks how to eliminate mosquito breeding…

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A Mission Trip to Kenya and A Life Transformed.

By foundationforpeace | Feb 15, 2023

Foundation for Peace (FFP) President, Dr. Ken Culver shares the story of a mission trip to Kenya where they spent a day visiting patients with HIV/AIDS in the Kayole-Soweto slum in Nairobi. Each year we go with volunteer caregivers, who visit ostracized, ill individuals to care for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. When we…

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An FFP Mission Trip and God’s Timing Saved Michael’s Life.

By foundationforpeace | Dec 23, 2022

On a mission trip to Nairobi, the Foundation for Peace (FFP) President, Dr. Ken Culver met Veronica and her son, Michael. As part of the partner church’s outreach program, volunteer caregivers helped people with HIV/AIDS and their families. Veronica and her family were one of those families. They live in Mathare Valley, a slum of…

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Fear & Darkness Expelled: The Transformation of San Joaquin – Part 1

By foundationforpeace | Dec 20, 2022

The sense of harmony in the air was undeniable. Peace and joy had settled over us like a blanket. We were a diverse group, from different corners of the world.  From the countries of Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, and the Dominican Republic, from the states of Alaska, Iowa, and Nebraska, God had drawn us here to…

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Prayer Without Ceasing: The Transformation of San Joaquin – Part 2

By foundationforpeace | Dec 20, 2022

One of the tremendous pastors whom we have had the pleasure of serving with is Alejandro Guzman.  He is a young Dominican man (of Haitian decent) who felt called to serve in a Haitian batey called San Joaquin.  He is a phenomenal pastor, singer, leader and he could have chosen to plant a church anywhere,…

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How a medical mission trip saved Norman’s life.

By foundationforpeace | Dec 13, 2022

  I met Norman on a Foundation for Peace medical mission trip to a remote village in the Dominican Republic. A typical rambunctious seven-year-old, he was so curious and adventurous, always peeking into our consultation rooms to see what was happening. The following year when I returned to Norman’s village, something had changed in him.…

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One Woman’s Journey: A Birth Certificate Changed Her Life.

By foundationforpeace | Nov 22, 2022

Tania grew up in an orphanage and she came without proper identification. Without it, she could not: graduate high school or go beyond get a steady job open a bank account have a cell phone plan get legally married There was little hope, help or a future. Worse yet, because she did not have her…

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How A Piece of Paper Changed the Future for Tania and Her Family

By foundationforpeace | Jun 8, 2022

I met Tania years ago at an orphanage for children with special needs. She was 10 years old when she arrived with her older brother who has profound disabilities. At first it was believed that Tania had special needs as well, but as it turns out she was just extremely malnourished. With her physical needs…

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