Alix Dorsainvil, a staff member of the Christian organization, El Roi Haiti, and her daughter were kidnapped while she was serving the community near Haiti’s capital, Port au Prince, on July 27. El Roi Haiti’s mission is to empower Haitian leaders who work towards restoring relationships, building healthy communities, and adhering to God’s design and purpose. Alix Dorsainvil’s husband, Sandro Dorsainvil, is the founder and director of El Roi Academy and also the Institution Mixte Vwatizang Ayesyen Yo. After nearly two weeks of their abduction, El Roi Haiti announced on August 9 that Alix Dorsainvil and her daughter have been released.
Church Leaders reports:
On Thursday, July 27, Alix Dorsainvil, a staff member of El Roi Haiti, and her daughter were kidnapped while serving the community near Port au Prince, Haiti’s capital.
El Roi Haiti is a Christian organization that helps “raise up Haitian leaders who will strengthen families, restore relationships, and build healthy communities that function according to God’s design and purpose.” The organization believes it will accomplish its mission through “the restoration of hope and dignity in each individual as they discover their true identity and purpose in Jesus Christ.”
Dorsainvil is married to Sandro Dorsainvil, founder and director of El Roi Academy & Institution Mixte Vwatizang Ayesyen Yo.
El Roi Haiti describes Alix Dorsainvil as someone who “has worked tirelessly as our school and community nurse to bring relief to those who are suffering as she loves and serves the people of Haiti in the name of Jesus.”
On Wednesday (Aug. 9), nearly two weeks after the nurse and her daughter were kidnapped, El Roi Haiti announced they have been released.
“It is with a heart of gratitude and immense joy that we at El Roi Haiti confirm the safe release of our staff member and friend, Alix Dorsainvil, and her child who were held hostage in Port au Prince, Haiti. Today we are praising God for answered prayer,” the organization said in a statement.
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