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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rewards: Give a Little, Receive A Lot for Yacn’s Education

Yasini’s Emergency Project is Now complete. This was the letter and post we sent out the week of December 12th, the deadline for Yasini’s tuition:
Dear Family and Friends of Aura’s House,
Hello. I know you are busy. I know that you work hard, and money is often scarce. Before you click away, I will get to the point right away: We have until December 12, 2014 to ensure that a bright, enthusiastic young student studying law to better his community in Tanzania will NOT be forced to leave school.  We need …

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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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[13 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Change for Change Campaign – Help Keep Yacn in University  

Homebaked: Grandma’s Kitchen situated in Monteverde Vecchio, Rome (Italy), is hosting a “Change for Change” campaign throughout November in which they are encouraging their customers to donate any spare change or to make an outright donation to help benefit Yacn’s Emergency Tuition Project in Tanzania. A donation jar can be found on their main counter next to their usual assortment of pies, muffins, and other goodies.

Homebaked: Grandma’s Kitchen opened its doors in August 2013 and specializes in baked goods and American cuisine. Situated close to The American University of Rome (AUR), Homebaked …

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[12 Sep 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
My hope to help a young man achieve his dreams. By: Heather Autumn LaBonte Efthymiou

I met Yacn through my charity work for vulnerable, poverty-stricken children in Tanzania. He was interested in what was going on to help the small, poor children of his country. He is from a very poor background, beyond what any of us westerners think of as very poor. We have had many conversations and he is a forward-thinker, which is needed desperately in Tanzania. 50% of the children in Tanzania do not go to school. There are so many with nothing. This young man wants to study law and get …

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[24 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Boy in the Yellow Boot

Remember the little boy you saw in rural Tanzania back in 2005 who was about the same age as your son was the day I write this? You never took a photo of him, but you will always remember that he had one yellow boot and a “toy” made out of wood scraps and junk that crudely resembled a car. Of all the poverty you saw during your travels in the world, will this one image ever get out of your mind? Will it continue to help fuel your fire …