Life Skills Center Update!

The new Life Skills Center (LSC), pictured right, is officially up and running! It’s already been used for pastoral training, a family day, and a small celebration on Teacher’s Day to honor the Villa’s tutor, Josenit. Once the funds come in to finish the kitchen, and buy computers, the LSC will be used for computer […]

 
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Villa Girl

Did you know the average cost of raising a teenager in the U.S. is $1,100 a month? And that’s only the financial investment. When you also consider the emotional investment, time commitment, brainpower, and sheer physical energy…it’s no wonder raising a child is often called the hardest job in the world.  Now imagine trying to […]

 

Discipling Children in Haiti

Our discipleship program, called Rejoice, equips the local church to disciple the next generation of students in their community.

 
Wendel and his mother, Franchette, stand in front of their home.

A New Opportunity in Vernet, Haiti

Forward Edge has embarked on a new partnership in the southern Haitian city of Vernet, a community of about 3,000 people. As an organization, we feel called to partner with the people of Vernet, to come alongside them in both their challenges and their strengths.

 

Vernet Community Assessment

Vernet, Haiti Skip to Community Development Plan Community Assessment Vernet is located just outside the city of Les Cayes in the southern region of Haiti. It is home to approximately 3,000 people, some of whom are native to Vernet, and others who fled there from Les Cayes seeking relief from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Hurricane […]

 

Nicaragua 101

All of your Villa Esperanza questions answered in one place!

 

The Key to Helping Without Hurting

At Forward Edge, it’s our passion to not only serve those trapped in poverty, but to empower every person who comes to us for assistance. This is why we focus on helping each community we serve identify the root causes of its poverty.

 

Press Release: For the kids

Elevate Church in Vancouver, Wash. has teamed up with Vancouver-based Forward Edge International to help at-risk children living in extreme poverty in Oaxaca, Mexico.

 
 

Victor and Lety’s Vision for Oaxaca

Meet Victor and Lety Velasco. This remarkable husband and wife duo are the program directors at the Forward Edge Oaxaca, Mexico location, called Trigo y Miel (“Wheat and Honey”)…