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Complete: Chicken Income Generation Project for Nyslin -Guatemala: $564 Raised! Thank You!

30 May 2009 4 Comments

This project is now complete. Launched: Feb. 4, 2009. Completed: May 29, 2009.
Total: $564 raised! Thank you!

Chicken Income Generation Project for Nyslin Tala Cuxil (7) and her family of Rural Guatemala
Our Goal was $550.

See photos of Nyslin’s chicks and supplies.
Special thanks: to wonder-AH partner, Mike Epler of Simi Valley, California for his generous $150 donation that closed this project out.

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Learn more about Nyslin and see photos of her with her family.

Nyslin’s mother would like to raise chicks. She has had experience selling them in the past and has adequate room to raise them. This would be a good business for Nyslin’s family because her father is currently the only wage earner. It would give Nyslin’s mother a chance to earn an income without having to be away from her family. Currently, her father is the only wage earner and they have about $103 a month.

Nyslin is a real ray of sunshine. She is a cheerful girl with a happy attitude. She always ends her letters to her sponsor with kisses and hugs. Nyslin’s brother Marvin writes them for her. She clearly has a loving and supportive family. Nyslin’s family consists of her father, Carlos, and mother ,Vicenta, with siblings ,Marvin (9), Carlos (3), and Miriam (10). Carlos and Miriam do not have sponsors.

If Nyslin’s mother could start a chicken farm, the income generated would lift financial burdens from her family.

In order for Vicenta to start a chicken farm, she would need the following supplies:

100 chicks
150 doses of vaccines
5 water troughs
20 quintals of concentrate

The fundraiser for the Income Generating Main Project is Stephanie W. of Maryland.

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Stephanie W. of Maryland

Below is an excerpt from Stephanie’s writings on her Aura’s House projects:

“My family has been sponsoring through Children International for a little over a year now. We sponsor seventeen children in five countries. It has been wonderful to build a personal relationship with all of our sponsor children and we always look forward to their letters and photographs…

…I know from experience that Income Generating Projects are extremely helpful to these families. In many cases their income will increase dramatically. It makes a huge difference in their daily welfare as well as their ability to save money and plan for the long term. It offers them hope for the future and the ability to work towards their goals. Sponsoring so many children, I am financially unable to fund every project by myself and that’s why I am so grateful to Aura’s House and to everyone who donates. Thank you so much!”

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  • Kristen (author) said:

    Only $161 left to raise. Go! Go! Go! (waves pom poms…)

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  • Mike Epler said:

    Well I just couldn’t sit by while another week passes and this project is left open, so let’s get these baby chicks on their way and show Nyslin and her family dreams can come through, so this project is now complete!! Let’s get those other ones moving forward also….


  • Kristen (author) said:

    THANKS Mike!

    Way to go everyone who made this possible. Stay tuned for updates, photos, and letters when Nyslin and family receive those chickie chicks. 🙂

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