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The North Wall (Legacy Project Phase 5 of 10)

The North Wall (Legacy Project Phase 5 of 10)

Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti
$8,000
Amount Raised
Icon-funded Funding Successful! This project was successfully funded on November 28, 2012

The North Wall: Legacy Project Phase 5


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.


The North Wall
Support the parents with a safe haven for their children
$8,000

Total Funding Needed:
$8,000


Legacy Project

Build A School Today

Transform a Community Forever


The North Wall (Phase 5 of 10 of Legacy Project)

Parents have a difficult job the world over, but in Haiti it is a unique kind of burden.  There are very little charitable or government organizations that are providing food and clothing, so parents have no choice but to leave their children alone to figure out some way to provide these necessities.  This school will give parents the peace of knowing that their children are safe and allow them to focus fully on providing for their families. 

Will you help support the parents?



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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  • $8,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
  • 242 Lives Impacted
  • Funded Nov 28, 2012

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The North Wall (Legacy Project Phase 5 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...

$8,000 Amount Raised
  • $8,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
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