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[23 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Chicks and Supplies For Nyslin (7) of Guatemala

The Chicken Income Generating Project for Nyslin has been completed. In addition to the delivery of 100 chicks, the family also received a good supply of concentrate (feed), vaccines for the chicks, water troughs and feed troughs.

The local agency informed Children International that the family is very grateful and they consider this gift a “big blessing” for them. Nyslin’s mother has promised that they will all work hard to make this venture a real success, and will use the proceeds from the sale of the chickens …

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[13 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Zoila and Family of Honduras Get Ready for Business

Zoila and her family of Honduras are getting ready for their new chicken and egg business to begin, thanks to the help of Aura’s House donors. The materials for the new chicken house have been purchased and the land has been prepped for its construction. Zoila and her family are very excited and grateful and are looking forward to what the future holds for them!

Aura’s House will be posting updates as soon as the chicken house is complete.

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

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[5 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
And the Winner of this Handmade Blanket Is…

Mike E. of Simi Valley, CA. Congratulations!
Stephanie W. who is the fundraiser for 2 of our recently completed projects and 3 of our current ones is a talented and avid knitter. She decided to do a random blanket giveaway for all those who supported Nyslin’s Chicken Income Generation Project in Guatemala as a way of saying thank you. Read all about the giveaway on her blog.
She also plans to do another giveaway for Ana’s Income Generation Project in Ecuador. Stay tuned!