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The Foundation (Legacy Project Phase 2 of 10)

The Foundation (Legacy Project Phase 2 of 10)

Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti
$10,000
Amount Raised
Icon-funded Funding Successful! This project was successfully funded on November 13, 2012

The Foundation: Phase 2 of Legacy Project


Help One Now will build a school at Yaveh Shamma, an orphanage in Petionville, Haiti, to benefit the 30 orphans and 120 vulnerable children that currently attend a tent school and offer a safe space for the surrounding community.


Build the Foundation
Lay the foundation for the new school.
$10,000

Total Funding Needed:
$10,000


Legacy Project

Build A School Today 

Transform a Community Forever


The Foundation (Phase 2)

There are countless stories, proverbs and parables that implore  us to build a strong foundation.  That is what this school will do; it builds a foundation of education that will hold up future classes of Haiti's children.  The best part is that an investment into this building is really an investment into people.  Such things yield exponential returns.  


Will you help lay a foundation?




Here’s how you can help:

1) Buy a brick for $25.  Or two.  Or 6. Or a Bundle for $250.  This is a huge undertaking, but we can do it together--brick by brick.  

2) Tell your friends.  Tweet, post, email, shout really loud . . . we need everyone to share our affiliate link.  We need to sell 4,000 of these to get the job done.  

3) Shop.  No, really.  The catch is that you have to do it through the Pure Charity website's online partners (like GAP, Target, J. Crew & Apple).  They will donate a percentage to your Online Giving Fund which then you pass on to this project.  

4) Come back in seven weeks to celebrate! We will give this to Pastor Gaetan and Yaveh Shamma for Christmas, so visit us again to see the videos and hear the stories about how your generosity helped change this community!


The Story:


Pastor Gaetan took in 14 orphans before the earthquake in Haiti.  He and his wife knew it was the right thing to do.  After 2010’s devastating earthquake took the lives of so many, including his brother and many members of his church, Pastor Gaetan found himself with 16 more orphans in his care.  Since then, we’ve been able to help him build safe buildings to house the children and his family, and he has built a tent school that serves his 30 orphans as well as 120 vulnerable children from the surrounding community.  We are going to build a permanent structure in place of the tents to offer more safety, security, and protection from the brutal Haitian sun.  

Much of our materials will be made in Haiti by Haitians, and the structure will be constructed by Haitians as well.  This way, we can also help grow the Haitian economy at large, creating jobs and helping the workers to provide for their families.





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  • $10,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
  • 242 Lives Impacted
  • Funded Nov 13, 2012

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The Foundation (Legacy Project Phase 2 of 10)

by Help One Now Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti Opportunity

Help One Now will build a school at Yaveh Shamma, an orphanage in Petionville, Haiti, to benefit the 30 orphans and 120 vulnerable children that cu...

$10,000 Amount Raised
  • $10,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
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