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[30 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Complete: Food Sales Income Generating Project For Marfel of the Philippines: $280 Raised. Thank You!

This project is now complete. Launched: August 8, 2011.
Completed: August 30, 2011.

Income Generating Project for Marfel Venus S. (8) of the Philippines

Our goal was to raise $280.
$280 raised.  Thank You!
Special thanks to: Anastasia Yecke who raised $260 from friends and family in honor of her birthday.

Please stay tuned for photos and updates.
Marfel (8) of the Philippines could benefit from a steady income that a food selling business could bring to her family.   Marfel’s mother sells balut and penoy from her home and makes a small profit each …

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[29 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Complete: Emergency Income Generation Project for Jenelyn (4) of the Philippines – $920 Raised. Thank you!

This project is now complete. Launched: April 26, 2011.
Completed August 29, 2011.
Income Generation Project for Jenelyn (4) of the Philippines
Our goal was to raise $750.
$920 raised! THANK YOU!

Special Thanks to: Super-donor Steve Krumholz for his generous $380 donation,  The “Love Bombers” from the LiftOne community, and Facebook Causes donors that all came together at the same time to close out this project. The extra funds raised will give Jenelyn and family an extra boost that will help take the sting out of their recent hardships. Thanks to all who …

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[24 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Try out iGive and they will donate $10 per person to Aura’s House- Free!

Our partner and pal, iGive.com  has a promotion lasting until August 31, 2011 (*Now extended until November!) where just by trying the site out, they will donate $10 or more to Aura’s House per person. iGive is a website featuring over 900 popular online stores. Whenever you shop online via iGive, they donate a portion of the sale at no additional cost to you to our projects at Aura’s House.
From their email:
We’ve just surpassed 21,000 “Likes” on Facebook, so we’re celebrating.
We’re inviting 21,000 new people to start using iGive by …

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[22 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Aura Student Teaching

We are happy to share photographs sent from the Children International office in Guatemala. Aura is in her classroom doing her student teaching with a group of third graders. The local office indicated that Aura continues to enjoy her studies and her work. She is looking forward to learning more and reaching her goal of becoming a teacher.

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[22 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
The Children’s Crises – Somalia

“Somalia is facing the worst humanitarian crises in the world” and sadly the situation is escalating. The UN has now officially declared a famine in parts of Southern Somalia. It is the first declared famine in nineteen years. Without strong global action this disaster could continue to spread.

Find out what is going on and how you can help.