04 Jun

Lake Family Heads to Cap Haitien for 6 Weeks

Empowered International asks for your prayers for the Lake family. Dan and Trish Lake along with Evelyn, Jillian, and Vince are currently in Haiti spending the next 6 weeks engaging in the Cap Haitien community. They are staying at one of our partner organizations, Deep River Mission, led by Mike and Nancy Worthing. During their time there, they will be helping to run a kid’s club in the community (the same community that the EI land is in) as...

23 May

Schematic Site Plan

We thought it would be helpful to show our schematic site plan for our current project in Cap Haitien along with where we are in the process. Currently, we have the wall around the entire property, the front gate, and the front cafe finished (including plumbing). The front cafe is currently outfitted to house Macdonald and Muselie as they take care of the property while the rest of it is being worked on. Our next main project is the medical clinic in...

20 May

Empowered International Overview Video

Check out this video that a talented videographer, Zach Ziino, put together recently. Zach and team from Form Fort Wayne were in Cap Haitien a few weeks ago engaging in all that God is doing with EI. He did a great job of encapsulating the things that EI is all about. ...

16 May

Jerry’s Story

As a young boy, Jerry grew up in an extremely poor village in Haiti called Drouin. As is the case with many fathers in this country, Jerry’s dad had no desire to raise him. Therefore, it was left to his mom to take care of him, and she did not have the resources to do this. A pastor (Pastor Luc Joseph) from a larger town who grew up in Drouin had a heart for Jerry along with other kids in...

15 May

Official Launch!

Hey folks! We have officially arrived at our LAUNCH DATE! We are so excited to see what God has done with a vision that started years ago, and from that time He has been putting the right pieces in place. We have a board of directors that are committed to the mission of equipping and empowering. We have a wonderful network of support and prayer warriors that are continually bearing burdens right along side us. And, now we have the opportunity...

09 Apr

Empowered Intl – April Update

Hi Everyone! Lots of exciting things are happening at Empowered International, and I wanted to be sure to share it with all of you. Stacy, myself, and the boys got back this past Monday from taking a team of 29 to both Gonaives and Cap Haitien. Attached are some pics that I thought you may be interested in checking out. The agenda of the trip was to run a medical clinic and pastor’s conference in Gonaives, as well as spend time...

20 Mar

Empowered Intl – March Update

Hi Everyone! There is a lot going on with EI recently, and I wanted to give everyone an update. In our last update, I shared that our next step is to finish the cafe in the front of the property and to get a vehicle on site. This will allow for our good friend MacDonald to move with his soon to be wife (they are getting married in March) on the property in order to take care of the facility and...

16 May

Fabio’s Story

Newstacky “Fabio” is a young adult that grew up near Port au Prince, Haiti in a small, poor village with little resources. As a young teenager, a successful mission organization connected to the United States was begun near his village.  Short-term mission teams began showing up at the organization with the desire to engage in the local community through providing food, shelter, along with Kid’s Club type of environments. In many ways, Newstacky saw the individuals showing up at the...

16 Jan

Cap Haitien – Haiti

Overview We have acquired prime property just outside of Cap Haitien, Haiti and have begun building on the property. This property will house two families that will be moving to Cap Haitien to help train/equip/empower young adults coming out of orphanages throughout the country, and provide them with a 1-2 year discipleship and business training environment. There will be a few business that we will launch and will operate out of our property in Cap Haitien: Empowered Transportation, Empowered Bakery, and Empowered...

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