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[21 Feb 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Aura Starts High School thanks to your Donations.

Dear All,
You might remember that Aura Yesenia Solis Hernandez, my sponsored child and this site’s namesake recently was featured in Small Project #21. Thanks to your donations, we raised enough for the first of three years of high school where she will earn a certificate to become a teacher.
I just received an email update regarding her status from Children International.

Vickie Weidenmann writes:

Hi, Kristen.
I just wanted you to know that I received word that Aura has started school!

We had originally thought she would begin on January 16, but …

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[16 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Three Thank You Letters from the Guat Bed Project

This just in:
Vickie Weidenmann writes:
 
“Attached are two letters of thanks that I just received from Guatemala –
thanking you for the bed project. Note that one letter is a two-pager
(with the 2nd page showing the signatures and/or fingerprints of those
mothers whose families received a new bed).
Thanks so much!
Vickie”
Click on a letter  below to view larger and read:

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[14 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Aura’s House now on Twitter

Get the absolute latest updates on all our past and current projects by following us on Twitter.
http://twitter.com/aurashouse

Don’t know what Twitter is? Watch this short video below.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o

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[14 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
25 out of 43 Beds Bought so Far for Completed Guatemala Bed Project

Hi All,
I just received an email update and photos from Vickie Weidenmann of Children International regarding the completed Guatemala Bed Project. Read on and enjoy the happy faces of families who now have soft beds to sleep on instead of cold, dirt floors.  Thanks again to all of you who supported this worthy project. More updates and photos coming soon.
Best,
Kristen

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Vickie Writes:
Greetings, Friends!  I hope everyone is well.
We just received the attached photographs of some of the families in Guatemala when they received the gift of their new beds!  Thanks …

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[13 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
February/March 2009 Newsletter

New Aura’s House Website, Guatemala Bed Project Completes, Small Project 22 Complete, and Our New Featured Donor
 
Hello there Aura’s House Community,
 
If this is your first time visiting the site since our last newsletter, we do hope you are not startled by all the changes. As you can see we changed the look, feel, and function of the website. We’ve also finished several projects and have launched five new ones all at once for the first time in our nearly five year history. Our goal is to continue to help needy …