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[20 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Lesly Receives Gifts From Your Donations

Thanks to your wonderful support, Lesly Solis and her family from Guatemala City received the following gifts:
-Improvements to the tin roof
-Poored concrete slab in courtyard of home
-Purchase of two water containers and a table stove (with propane tank)
-Purchase of a bed and linens
Lesly and her family are so very grateful for this extraordinary gift to them, and appreciate your kindness. They were especially grateful that they were able to repair their roof, before the rainy season began!  Read more on Lesly’s sponsor, Stephanie’s blog.
See pictures of Lesly with her …

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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.
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Never having ever participated in so much as a bake-sale before this project, I …

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[21 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Naidelin’s Construction in Guatemala Completed

We just received the final report for the project that you funded for Naidelin, and we’re happy to tell you that the new roof and additional room have been completed. The family is delighted and are very thankful to you all. The family also received a new wardrobe for their clothing items, and a set of frying pans.
Naidelin’s parents are very grateful. They stated that this gift is a tremendous blessing to the entire family. Thank you, Aura’s House donors, for improving the lives of Naidelin …

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[10 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Naidelin of Guatemala Receives Gifts From Your Donations

Naidelin and her family recently received construction materials and supplies to build the family a sturdy concrete roof.   They are  truly looking forward to improving their home and they have all of you to thank for this wonderful gift!
Go to the original project page for Naidelin.

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[21 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
A Few Updates Regarding Some Completed Projects in Guatemala

Sorry for the hodge-podge of  random updates…but for those of you who’d like to know the latest, here are a few excerpts from the emails of Vickie Weidenmann of Children International from today and yesterday:

Roof Project for Lesly of Guatemala: Project Link
“What great news … $553 has been raised for Lesly and her family.  We’ve transferred the funds to our agency in Guatemala, and they’ll be coordinating the repairs to the home with Lesly and her family during the coming weeks.
I look forward to sharing updated on this special project …