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Sharing works of mercy 

Our blog features stories from projects around the world that are changing the amount of love, truth, well-being and opportunity that enter into the lives of marginalized children.


A Day in the Life of A School Aged Child in Haiti

The day-to-day life of a student in Bois de Laurence, Haiti is pretty different from that of a child in the United States. The essentials are the same — wake-up, head to school, homework, chores, and bedtime — but take a closer look and you'll...

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How You Can Change a Life for Less than Your Netflix Subscription

Most of us don’t think twice about spending $10 to $15 a month on subscription services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, or Spotify Premium. $120 just isn’t a ton of money —...

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What 'Back to School' Is Really Like for Children in Haiti

For many children around the world, the final weeks of August and first weeks of September bring a flood of different and, sometimes, conflicting emotions. There is...

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4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Change the Life of a Student in Haiti

It’s easy to look at the magnitude of poverty and suffering in places like Bois de Laurence, Haiti and be overwhelmed by the amount of work there is to do and the great...

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Why We Need School Sponsors: An Interview with Fr. Bavon

Fr. Bavon is the pastor of the only Catholic parish in Bois de Laurence, Haiti. When we sat down with him, we asked him to share his experience as a native Congolese...

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The Massive Impact of Just $10 in Haiti

As we explore the beautiful community of Bois de Laurence, Haiti, we've shared that a $10 per month donation, gives a child the gift of education at St. Jean Bosco School...

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How St. Jean Bosco School Changed My Life

Any teacher will tell you—the task of forming young minds and hearts is not an easy one. It involves long days of being attentive, engaged, and enthusiastic, only to come...

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Our Story

MercyWorks is an initiative sponsored by Missionhurst CICM that is dedicated to bringing dignity to the world’s most marginalized children by meeting their most basic educational and health care needs. Our projects include everything from building schools in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to providing proper medical care to infants in Guatemala. Learn more about our story and the Missionhurst CICM here.