Each year since 2014, Missionary Flights has partnered with Propel DR to transport a plane load of specialty wheelchairs from the US to the Dominican Republic. The Propel DR team follows the wheelchairs with a team of physical therapists, wheelchair technicians, and many others to fit these wheelchairs for special needs children.
Christmas Bags for Haiti is an annual event that is held at Missionary Flights International where Christmas bags are filled with gifts for children in Haiti. This year the ladies from Lake Worth Christian School assisted us with the packaging.
Missionary Flights was blessed with an International Relations intern from Brown University this summer - Annabel Sessoms. The last week of her internship she traveled to Haiti on one of our flights with pilots Kenny Gumpel and Phil Karnes. This is her account of that trip.
Looking towards the future, Poteau believes that the best aid for Haiti is a continued focus on internal development. With faith and trust in the Lord, the Poteaus continue to grow their current ministries in Haiti with a focus on the expansion of education opportunities and entrepreneur support.