Kihomi and Nzunga visit and preach in churches and serve through a variety of ministries. Nzunga teaches theology at the Christian University of Northern Haiti, trains assistant professors. He manages two projects: the goat and pig project for children and the clean water project for communities. He also administers the Cap-Haitian Eye Clinic.
Kihomi works with families in the areas of counseling, women’s health, Community Health Evangelism and economic development. She also coordinates and advises the women’s association of the Haitian Baptist Convention, representing women of all the Baptist denominations of Haiti at international conferences.
Kihomi writes: Greeting. It has been hot and very humid. With no AC, no 24/7 electricity, it is hard to have a restful night. Last night however it rained and it will help cool down the heat.
This Saturday, I started the day early on a pastoral visit. I went north to visit the Daniel family in La Coupe. The Daniel family has a family transmissible disease that has affected the father and almost all the children. It cripples them and die before they get old. They have already lost their oldest boy whom was paralyzed for over seven years.
From La Coupe, I took the opposite direction for Plaisance to visit Madame Jean. A fervent deacon of our Baptist Church, Mrs. Jean lost her two senior university children from the 2010 deadly earthquake. Since that loss, Madame Jean has not been the same again. She puts a smile when people are around. Otherwise, she suffers from high blood pressure, dizziness and weakness. And the cries inside her heart never stop.
While in Plaisance, the spirit led me to remember a lady and her husband I met at Miami International Airport. I asked for them. Interestingly their house was just across Madame Jean’s. When I got to that house, I was surprised to learn that the husband was dead five months ago and now the son was shot dead in the capital city five days ago. Unprepared I had to counsel the lady who needs a professional help. She talks, talks with no break and no stop. She has been shocked by the loss of her husband and now her son. Before leaving them all, I read a portion of scripture, extorted and led them in prayers.
Many of our people suffer in silence with nobody to hear them. They cry as they walk and cry as they sing and pray. They have become ruminant of their own problems. Thank you for being with us so that we can be with them.