Some of the main denominations include the Baptist Church, the Church of God, the Seventh-Day Adventists, the Church of the Nazarene and the Assembly of God.

Voodoo is the oldest and most dominant religion in Haiti.

They are on the average very dark skinned and have African features, though you can meet Haitian women who have more fair skin and straighter hair.

At the same time, children are expected to care for their parents and elders when they can no longer take care of themselves, both physically and financially.

In the traditional Haitian household, especially in the rural areas, the extended family lives together.

This could mean they all live under the same roof or they live in different structures on a shared property.

The elderly are respected and thought to have wisdom and experience from which the rest of the family can learn.

Catholicism is the official state religion of Haiti.

It was first introduced to the island nation by the Spanish in the 1500s and then the French Capuchins and Jesuits helped establish it as the main organized religion during that time period.

Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti, is a Caribbean country in the Greater Antillean archipelago.

Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic.

Currently, Haiti has nearly 10.5 million practicing Catholics, two archdioceses and nine dioceses.

The official Catholic patron saint is Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Haiti.

The senior generation is a regular part of daily life and usually helps raise the children as well.