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[12 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ana Lema of Ecuador Receives Gifts

Your donations for Ana Lema and her family were a huge benefit. Thanks to your generosity, over $500 was raised Ana’s mother was able to pay for a tomb niche and the funeral expenses associated with the passing of Ana’s father. In addition, Children International purchased a wonderful selection of tailoring and dressmaking supplies which Ana will use in her dressmaking course.

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[1 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Some Very Sad News: Ana’s Father Luis Lema, of Ecuador Unexpectedly Passes Away

Dear All,
I’m sorry to report that one of the families that Aura’s House Donors so generously helped recently is now experiencing very hard times indeed. Ana Belen Lema Gomez of Ecuador (13) lost her father Luis Lema unexpectedly in late July when he suffered a heart attack. Aura’s House recently raised $2770 for the family to enable Luis, who was disabled, to start a small business repairing electrical appliances. Children International reported that the family was thrilled with their new workshop and Luis was enjoying his new enterprise and was …

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[21 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Ana Gomez of Ecuador – Workshop Complete and Thriving

Vickie Wiedenmann of Children International has just sent an update on Ana’s Income Generating Project .   She writes:
Dear friends,
The agency in Quito has advised us that Ana’a project is now complete and she and her family are delighted and thrilled with the new opportunities you and your donors have given them!
All in all, the entire workshop was renovated; a new bathroom was constructed and a storefront sign was placed on their home.   Ana and her father received desks, tables, chairs, shelving units, supplies and tools for the workshop.  …

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[6 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Update on Ana’s Complete Income Generation Project- Ecuador

This update came a few weeks ago from Vickie Wiedenmann of Children International regarding Ana’s Income Generation project in Ecuador. She writes:

Hello everyone!

I just received an update from the agency in Quito regarding Ana’s project to provide an electrical workshop for Mr. Lema.

He has received tutoring lessons from an “electromechanic specialist” for the past four weeks.  Mr. Lema told our staff that he is confident with his knowledge and skills and appreciated the tutoring provided to him.

Unfortunately, Mr. Lema has suffered medically during the past month …

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[31 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
Mr. Lema’s Electronics Repair Business in Ecuador – A Success

Children International has just received a few more photographs of Ana and her family from their Quito, Ecuador office. The room that was designated as Mr. Lema’s workshop has been renovated with new floor tiles. The walls were repaired and painted, and the electrical installation to the room has been completed.

Mr. Lema has found a teacher who is willing to come to his workshop twice a week to teach him more about electronics and how to repair them. Mr. Lema is very encouraged and has great initiative and motivation …