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[12 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Complete: Room Construction Project for Evelyn and Francisco of Colombia: $1000 Raised! Thank You.

This Project is now Complete. Launched: September 2, 2011
Completed November 11, 2011.

Room Construction Project for Evelyn (11) and Francisco (8) of Colombia

Our goal was to raise $1000.
$1000 raised! Thank You!
See photos of the completed room.

Special Thanks to Steve Hogan for donating the final $43 as well as donating the $100 gift for our raffle.
To help kick off this project, we are raffling off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity or Firstgiving Project of your choice (donated by Steven H.) to one lucky …

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[29 Jul 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Complete: House Project For Ella Guantero (18) of the Philippines: $741 Raised. Thank You!

This project is now complete. Launched: May 6, 2011. Completed: July 29, 2011.

House Project for Ella Guantero (18) of the Philippines
Our goal was to raise $736.
$741 raised. Thank You!
Please stay tuned for photos and updates.
Ella (18) of the Philippines lives with her mother and sisters in very cramped quarters. Their house has two bedrooms but several nuclear families within its walls. We aimed to raise $736 for the construction of two rooms added to the family home. All projects on the Aura’s House site are 100% US tax …

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[28 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Joselin of Guatemala Receives Gifts

Thanks to Aura’s House donors, the special household needs and income generation project for Joselin has been completed — as you can see from the photographs below! See the original Household Needs and Income Generation project for Joselin.

Joselin and her family are delighted and very grateful for the support given to them, and especially for the items needed for their income-generating project of making and selling tortillas! Their home now has electricity in all four rooms; Joselin has a wonderful new cabinet in which to store her clothes; and …

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[17 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Complete: Income Generation and Household Needs Project for Joselin -Guatemala: $577 Raised.

This project is now complete. Launched April 28, 2009. Completed October 16, 2009.

Income Generation and Household Needs Project for Joselin Paola Barillas Hilario (15) of Guatemala
Our goal was to raise $502
$502 Raised with an additional $75 Raised.  Thank You.
See the gifts Joselin and her family received.

The last $127 needed to close out this project was donated in memory of Professor Terry Kirk from The American University of Rome who passed away unexpectedly. He will be sadly missed by the entire AUR community.

Our Goal:
The family’s home has electricity; however, it …

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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 …