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[12 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
And the Raffle Winner Is…

…Sabrina Priebe!  Congratulations!
I am pleased to report that my 2 year-old son Lukas drew a name (after a very very long time!) from the box today and Sabrina is the winner of our second ever Aura’s House Raffle for the Room Construction Project for Francesco and Evelyn of Colombia! Thanks to Sabrina and all our kind donors so much for participating and for your kind support of our now completed project to benefit this deserving family who will soon have a safer place to live.

Sabrina can now choose either a …

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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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[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 …