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[25 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Judy and Christopher of Zambia Receive School Tuition and Supplies

Aura’s House is happy to share several photographs that were recently taken of Christopher and Judy Mwansa when they received gifts funded with your donations.

In addition to having their school fees financed and supplies purchased, the children received new school clothing, shoes, and a large selection of food items for their family’s use. They were very grateful for the gifts you provided for them. Judy and Christopher’s aunt, Mary, wrote a letter of thanks to their sponsor that you can enjoy reading in the gallery below.

Aura’s House sends much gratitude for making such a difference in the lives of these children.

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[23 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Super-Donor/Sponsor Steven K. Reports from Guatemala -Visiting Vivian

Hi All,
We recently received word (and photos) from longtime Aura’s House supporter and Children International super-sponsor, Steven Krumholz upon returning from Guatemala to visit his sponsored child, Vivian and her family.

Steven Writes:
“Peeking out from behind a wall, several young girls smiled then hid. Gladys the CI translator, called to them and slowly, shyly, 8 year old Vivian, 7 year old Marta and older sisters Carina (age 10) and Nancy (13) came to greet me. Vivian is my sponsored child, but Marta held my hand tightly all day long. The day …

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
A Special Thank You from Francisco’s Sponsor (Room Constrution Project, Colombia)

Aura’s House donors recently raised over $1000 to help siblings, Francisco and Evelyn of Colombia get an addition to their small home to make themselves and their family a bit more safe and comfortable. Visit the Room Construction Project. One of Francisco’s sponsors, Barbara R. of Canada would like to thank the donors who made this possible.
Barbara Writes:

“It is wonderful news that the second stage for the future construction of a safe and secure all-purpose room for the family of Evelyn and Francisco has already been achieved in such a …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ella’s Room Construction Is Complete

Ella now has two new rooms added to her family’s home. The rooms are completely finished with their respective door and lock. The family is very happy and thankful for the house additions because Ella Marie’s wish to have a room of her own is now realized through the support of her sponsor. Now, the children can enjoy privacy and comfort in their bedrooms.

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[12 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
And the Raffle Winner Is…

…Sabrina Priebe!  Congratulations!
I am pleased to report that my 2 year-old son Lukas drew a name (after a very very long time!) from the box today and Sabrina is the winner of our second ever Aura’s House Raffle for the Room Construction Project for Francesco and Evelyn of Colombia! Thanks to Sabrina and all our kind donors so much for participating and for your kind support of our now completed project to benefit this deserving family who will soon have a safer place to live.

Sabrina can now choose either a …