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[18 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]
Have you had your Veggie Propaganda today?

Hello there Aura’s House Friends,
As you may or may not know, in my other life I am also an animator, and every now and then I like to make something to help draw attention to the issues I care about most. Recently, I put online a fun and sharable animated music video I made called Veggie Propaganda. (Don’t let the title frighten you. It’s actually about our animal friends, their rights, and eating LESS or no meat.)
It has screened at film festivals in North America, Asia, and Europe and has …

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[18 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Aura’s House Partner Working to Help Fight Hunger in Liberia

Hi All,
Kristen here. I just wanted to let you know that  a short documentary I made about Liberia is now being shown on The UN’s World Food Programme’s Youtube Channel and is also available at their Facebook and Twitter sites.
This video looks at the aftermath of Liberia’s civil war and the impact that a simple school meal can have on young children and their families. Please let me know what you think if you get a chance.
Best Wishes,
Kristen
(click to play video)

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[28 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Zoila of Honduras Receives Chickens

We recently received word from Children International regarding the complete Chicken Income Generation Project for Zoila of Honduras. Vickie Wiedenmann writes:
As you can see in the photos attached, Zoila and her family are now the proud owners of 30 chickens! The agency indicated that the family continues to be so very grateful for all that you have done on their behalf, and feel confident that their new business of raising chickens will be of great benefit to them. Thanks to all of you who have made this special …

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[27 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Complete: Chicken Income Generating Project for Zoila -Honduras: We Did It! $914 Raised!

This project is now complete. Launched Feb. 4, 2009 and Completed on July 24, 2009.
Chicken Income Generating Project for Zoila Ramierez Najera (10) and her family of
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Our goal was $824
We Did It!  $914 Raised!
View photos of the completed coop with feeders and waterers.
View Zoila’s new chicken coop.
See photos of Zoila and her family with supplies for the chicken coop.
See photos of Zoila and her family with their new chickens.
Zoila gets clothes, food, and hygiene items.

Special Thanks to: Patricia B., our longtime super donor whose generous donation …

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[29 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Happy 5th Birthday Aura’s House! Happy 16th Birthday Aura Hernandez!

Happy Birthday Aura’s House!
Unbelievable. Aura’s House, the online project, is five years old on June 30, 2009.  It was first launched on this day back in 2004 as a humble web page with one simple (but daunting) goal: to raise $4500 to build a safe, sturdy brick home for my sponsored child Aura Yesenia Solis Hernandez (age 10 at the time) and her family of Guatemala. See Aura’s family’s NEW HOME!
See their old house.
Site’s History and Partners

Never having ever participated in so much as a bake-sale before this project, I …