Friday, December 29, 2023

howFar Ministries Baptizes 136 in 2023

This year we are delighted to report that our sub Saharan, Africa team has baptized 136 new believers.

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, 
baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 
and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. 
And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” 
Matthew 28:18-20

From Kenya to the heart of the Congo men, women and children are coming to Christ, being discipled, and being baptized. 

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Saturday, December 23, 2023

Tanzania How Far Foundation Food Distribution

"Today we manage to distribute 30 bags of maize and seed to over 200 families. Each got a portion of 20 kgs of maize and 4 kgs of Aminika seed (maize seed). We had a little change that the church elders suggested that instead of buying beans let's use that funds to buy seed so when the plantation season comes they have quality seed to use. Apart from that we have agriculture officer who came to train them how to plant and use manure for better performance. It was a lovely day. And they said thank you for Christmas gift. It has meant a lot to us." Update from Emmanuel Lazier. 

Food insecurity in Tanzania has reached the "acute" level due to an ongoing drought.  The How Far Foundation recently sent funds to purchase food and seed for the most vulnerable families.

Rains have finally come to the area but it is too late for this year's planting season.

Pastor Emmanuel serves as the overseer of the howFar Ministries Churches of Tanzania and the howFar Ministries Bible College.

Saturday, December 9, 2023


Thursday, December 7, 2023

howFar Haiti / HaitiWorks 2023 Update - Diane Moffi, Director / howFar Haiti

Praises to God for allowing us to continue to serve our folks in Haiti for another year! 

Every year is a challenge when working in Haiti.  2023 was no exception and may win the prize for the hardest year since our work began in 2012.  Gang violence has overshadowed daily life for most Haitians, especially in Port au Prince.

"An estimated 2 million people, including 1.6 million women and children, live in areas under gang control, she said, and children are getting killed and injured in crossfire, some on the way to school. Others are being forcibly recruited or they are joining armed groups out of sheer desperation,” Russell said.  Source APNews October 2023

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But God has been with us everyday:

   We sponsored two VBS programs this summer where over 100 children heard the gospel message and were fed a good meal each day.


   Our medical outreach continues with many people receiving medicines and care for diseases, gunshot wounds, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, eye glasses, etc.


   Several feeding programs were held in various neighborhoods where malnutrition is a chronic problem.


    Several children have been sponsored to attend school.


   We invested in a community garden that feeds people fresh vegetables and fruits they cannot afford to buy.  Right now, we’re renting the land with hopes to purchase it one day soon.


   Our school in Cite Soleil is still up and running with profits from Haiti Works providing money for the teachers who are working without a regular paycheck.  We continue to pray for this school. Due to the gang violence in the area its difficult to have a regular schedule for classes.


   Several children and adults are suffering from PTSD because they’ve been in the middle of the violence and many have been driven from their homes with nothing except the clothes they are wearing.


    We have a new, small orphanage that we are sponsoring.

  Our current orphanage of 35 children was forced to leave their home in September and remain in another location because of gangs.  Please pray for their safety and for the children to return home soon.


Thank you all for your continued support through donations and prayers.  Everything we do is to the glory of God and He has blessed our ministry through you!

All donations to howFar Ministries Haiti work are tax deductible under our 501c3 designation. 

HaitiWorks is a ministry of howFar Ministries and The How Far Foundation, Inc.