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[28 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
To Fee or not to fee. Changes to Upcoming Aura’s House Projects.

Dear Aura’s House Fundraising Friends and Sponsors,
We wanted to let you all know that we have updated Aura’s House policy regarding Children International’s (CI) recent change of charging a 10% administrative fee on special projects. Their new policy affects Aura’s House and its donors because about 95% of the fundraising projects we do on the site are in partnership with Children International.
This recent change indicates that as of October 1, Children International will begin to charge a 10% administrative fee on Aura’s House projects from $100 to $1000 with a …

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[21 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Meet Our Featured Donor, Manikandan N. of the USA

Manikandan is an amazing Aura’s House supporter who believes strongly in the value of education. Through Children International, he sponsors five children who live in India, the Philippines and Latin America. Aura’s House is specifically interested in why education means so much to Manikandan and he was kind enough to write with his thoughts.

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[21 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
What is iGive? How can you use it to make FREE donations to Aura’s House Projects?

iGive.com – Help Your Favorite Cause automatically, every time you shop. No hidden fees. No vague percentages.

iGive, started in 1997, defines itself as the first online shopping mall that donates a portion of a member’s purchase to a cause of the member’s choosing. Additionally, qualified searches by members allow a member’s favorite cause to receive a donation of $.01 or more.

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[20 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Aura’s Student Teaching Progress

Aura is doing very well as a student teacher in Guatemala. Children International has recently sent more photos of Aura looking very professional as she prepares to teach her class. The Children International staff in Guatemala reports that Aura is doing very well and is making great efforts to be the very best teacher she can be. Aura deeply appreciates everything that Aura’s House volunteers and donors have done for her. She looks forward to her bright future.

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[17 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Complete: Tuition Project For Christopher and Judy of Zambia: $293 Raised. Thank You!

This project is now complete. Launched: September 1, 2011.
Completed September 16, 2011.

Tuition Project for Christopher (8) and Judy  (7) of Zambia

Our goal was to raise $216.
$293 raised. Thank You!

Christopher (8) and his sister, Judy, (7) are orphans from Zambia and they are being raised by their aunt who has her own family. They live in extreme poverty and their aunt is unable to send Christopher and Judy to school. The fees for each child are $36 per semester with three semesters per school year totaling $108 per child. The …