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Howard and Ruth Van Dam We collaborate with Christian organizations and churches to promote and participate in ministries of transformation in Haiti. Top row: Taressa, Ruth, HowardBottom row: Malieke, Natasha, Micah Favorite verse: “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.Continue reading Home Page – Van Dam

Current Ministry

Christian Reformed World Missions and Christian Reformed World Relief Committee are two mission agencies of the Christian Reformed Church of North America. In Haiti these two agencies join together in ministry. They are called “Sous Espwa,” meaning “Source of Hope” in Haitian Creole. Our mission strategy for church and community development involves partnering with severalContinue reading Current Ministry

Needs List

The Van Dam Family In January we will celebrate 18 years of life and ministry in Haiti. The work has evolved quite a bit, but we still feel a strong sense of God’s vision and calling to serve our partners here in this place. Howard’s main foci are with our three partners, the Ministry ofContinue reading Needs List


Howard and Ruth both were raised in homes where Christ was center and service to Him was a high value. It was in their early years that they came to know and accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord of their lives. Howard believes that his father’s work with Christian Reformed Home Missions with NativeContinue reading History


Christian Reformed World Missions – the mission organization that supports us Two websites that give you Haitian information and current events: Windows on Haiti Haitian Times