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[9 Jan 2015 | 9 Comments | ]
Complete: English Tutoring in The Dominican Republic: $3,000 Raised! THANK YOU.

Our goal was to raise $3000+
$3,000 Raised. THANK YOU!  Stay tuned for photos and updates.

Everyone donating at least $10 to this project was automatically entered into our 2014 Holiday Raffle.
In many countries knowing English can greatly change an individual’s future by opening up new job opportunities and furthering their education.  The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is a 12 month program, proposed for implementation in both Santiago and Santo Domingo within the Dominican Republic.  Each student’s tuition and expenses costs approximately $200 USD.  It was our goal to …

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[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Holiday Raffle: Thanks to All Who Entered. Winners Have Been Chosen.

This raffle is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. We picked our winners on Jan. 31, 2015.
Find out who won

Dear Aura’s House Friends and Family,
Do you sometimes wish that the Holiday present you are giving would REALLY have an impact and not only make the recipient happy but also change their life forever? By entering our annual holiday raffle, you not only have a big chance at receiving an amazing prize, but just by entering you are helping a deserving young person receive an education that will enable …

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[26 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
Update on Mike’s Race to Help Students in the DR.

Mike’s heroic battle in the seven-day Grand to Grand Ultra Race, one of the most grueling distance races in the world, may have come to an end, but his goal to raise funds for 15 high-achieving students in The Dominican Republic for special ESL Training through Children International has not.

After months of preparation, Aura House partner, Mike Epler, bravely competed in the ‘Grand to Grand Ultra Race, to try and raise $3000 to provide 15 Dominican students with the opportunity to study English. In addition to competing, Mike compassionately has pledged to match each donation from his own funds until September 28th.

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ready, Set, Go Mike Go! (For Education in The Dominican Republic.)

It’s time to go!

Mike Epler, Aura’s House Partner since 2005, has been training for the 273KM 7 day Grand to Grand Stage Race for the last couple of months with a strong determination and a great cause. Focused on giving the chance to 15 high-achieving Dominican students to study English, Mike made a decision to match each $1.00 donated with a $1.00 from his own funds until September 28th. (This is his second $500 match. Donations will be doubled until we reach $2350.)

Our overall goal is to raise $3,000 to enroll 15 Dominican students in an English as a Second Language Program through Children International.

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[23 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Meet Students of the English Tutoring Project – Dominican Republic

Meet some of the students who are benefiting from your donations to The Dominican Republic English Tutoring Project.

In many countries knowing English can greatly change an individual’s future by opening up new job opportunities and furthering their education. The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is a 12 month program, proposed for implementation in both Santiago and Santo Domingo within the Dominican Republic. The more funds we raise, the more students that will be supported for this program. Each student’s tuition and expenses costs approximately $200 USD.