The Haiti Christian Development Fund (HCDF) has been actively working in Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti since 1982. HCDF is a U.S. incorporated, non-profit, tax-exempt organization founded for the sole purpose of Christian community development in a rural Haitian community. Its basic premise is to proclaim good news to the poor in word and deed, through reconciliation, relocation, and redistribution (read more about the “Three Rs”).
Proclaim Good News to the Poor
Luke 4:18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free.”
Creating a Thriving Community Focused on Self Sustainability and Holistic Ministry
“We are called to reach our communities with the whole gospel for the whole person through whole ministries. By living out the whole gospel, holistic ministry overcomes artificial divisions — between social action and evangelism, between ministering to individuals and seeking social justice, between an emphasis on discipleship and a passion for outreach.”
HCDF has initiated and managed many projects, and partnered with others in the Fond-des-Blancs community since the early 1980s in comprehensive holistic community development. All endeavors stem from the model of John Perkins and his pioneering message for holistic Christian community development (the Three Rs: Relocation, Redistribution, Reconciliation) with these foundational goals: