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[25 Aug 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Complete: Income Generation Project for Ana -Ecuador: $2770 Raised! Thank You.

This project is now complete. Launched Feb. 4, 2009. Completed Aug. 25, 2009.
Thank You!
Stay tuned for photos and updates. Our goal was to raise $2770 to buy a home workshop for Ana Belen Lema Gomez (11) and her family of Quito, Ecuador.
See Mr. Lema’s office.

See gifts purchased for Ana with the first $2,100 raised from this project.
Take a look at Ana’s father’s workshop with his new sign.

Matching Challenge: Thanks to Aura’s House partner Mike Epler and his employer, Bank of America, all donations …

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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Ana Gomez of Ecuador Receives Some Gifts

Ana and her family of Quito, Ecuador have received $2,100 so far to get started on their home business; an electrical workshop to fix appliances.   Ana’s father Luis is disabled and previously only her mother was able to work. Thanks to Aura’s House donors, Luis will soon be able to provide for the family too via his business and help increase the family’s monthly income that will cover food, rent, school fees, clothing, and supplies. Children International used Aura’s House donations raised so far to purchase many of …

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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 …