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Latin America and the Caribbean. Partnership in Action ¡Missionworks! October 2010. The LAC Region. 22 Countries. Guadeloupe. Peru. Partnership in action:. Some themes from LAC What means accompaniment ? Updates on: Haiti, Chile. Some issues from LAC. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Latin America and the CaribbeanPartnership in Action

    Missionworks!October 2010

  • The LAC Region22 CountriesPeruGuadeloupe

    ArgentinaDominican RepublicJamaicaBelizeEcuadorMexicoBrazilEl SalvadorNicaraguaChileGuadeloupeParaguayColombiaGuatemalaPeruCosta RicaHaitiPuerto RicoCubaHondurasUruguayVenezuela

  • Partnership in action:

    Some themes from LACWhat means accompaniment?Updates on:Haiti, Chile

  • Some issuesfrom LAC

    Three songs from Argentina, by Leon Gieco Rock BandMothers of love about the Plaza de Mayo mothers and grandmothers seach for their dissappeared children and grandchildren.Fair treatment migrationIn memoriam militarism, war, lack of justice, complicity

  • Mothers of love

    They are planting more life than the number of those who were killed. They are searching pictures from yesterday and today. They will keep going tomorrow with fire in their feet, burning out forgot, silence and impunity.Spacing faith

  • El mundo est amueblado con maderas del Brasil y hay grandes agujeros en la selva misionil. Europa no recuerda los barcos que mand. Gente herida por la guerra esta tierra los salv.The world has furnitures with wood that came from Brazil, and there are big holes in the forest from Misiones. Europe does not remember the ships that she sends with hurted people that this land saved.

    Si me peds que vuelva otra vez donde nac, yo pido que tu empresa se vaya de mi pas. Y as ser de igual a igual.If you ask me to return to my homeland, I would ask you that your business leave my country. In that way, it would be an equal treatment.

  • Todo est guardado en la memoriaEverything is safe in the memory

    - 2,000 people would eat for a year with the money that is used in one military minute.Chico Mendes, enviromentalist killed in BrasilDeath squadThe justice that look but do not see.When the churches were silent.

  • A model of mission based on acompaamiento1. Acompaamiento accompanimentCompartir - Partake the breadMutual accompaniment 2. To share dreams, challenges, strengths and weakness.

  • Mutual accompanimentIf you have come here to help me then you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine then let us work together. Lila Watson, Australian aboriginal activist

  • Haiti Map

  • The National Palace(Before January 12, 2010)

  • The National Palace(After January 12, 2010)

  • CONASPEH Center

  • CONASPEH Center

  • CONASPEHThe National Spiritual Council of Churches of Haiti Interdenominational Council of Churches6,700 local congregationsFounded in 19861.5 million membersOur vision is to eliminate the racial, state and religious exclusion of which member churches have been victims, and to promote religious, economic, social, moral and intellectual development in the country.

  • CONASPEH Logo The symbol of CONASPEH, an inverted tree, represents the organizations philosophy, its source and jurisdiction: the mandate comes from God and it is on earth that one is called to work and to help the poor to obtain the fruits of heaven.

  • House of HopeEcumenical Committee for Peace and Justice (COPJ) House of Hope is a program that benefits children laboring as domestic servants, assists young moms, single girls, and a few elderly women who have been abandoned by providing them with a safe place where they can learn social skills such as conflict resolution and a professional trade.

  • House of HopeNew Building

  • Local Church in Cite Soleil

  • Memorial Service for Earthquake Victims

  • CONASPEH Board of Directors with UCC/Disciples Delegation

  • The first building is under construction

  • Chile

  • Damaged House

  • First Objective: Blessing CabinsThe Pentecostal Church is in the process of building emergency housing units for 200 families affected by the earthquake. 180 families are poor local families who are members of the church, and the other families are from the same community.Holistic Response from Pentecostal Church

  • Second Objective: Doors of HopeThe Pentecostal Church also has been trainning leaders and pastors of the church in primary and secondary attention in trauma healing and strengthening resilience.Holistic Response from Pentecostal Church

  • Blessing Cabins

  • Cabin Construction

  • Cabin Dedication