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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 …

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[17 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Ana Gomez of Ecuador- Progress on the New Workshop

Children International has sent us new photos of Ana Gomez and her family in her father’s workshop. They received new tools that were purchased for the electronic workshop as well as a new sign that has been installed at their home. The workshop is still being completed. Recently, Aura’s House donors contributed $2770 so that Ana’s father who is disabled can contribute towards the family income by starting this home  repair business.

Ana’s father has already started working and has fixed a number of electrical appliances and items for …

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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 …