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Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti
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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.

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Legacy Project

Build A School Today

Transform a Community Forever

The school building has been funded! And while we celebrate this amazing blessing, we know
that there is still much work to be done to leave a legacy for these 30 orphans & 120 vulnerable

Pastor Gaetan said it best: “In Haiti, school represents the only institution where education takes
place…in other words, we are too busy working and trying to make a living…but a good school
is necessary to educate them, instill moral values, and make sure they have a bright future.”

To ensure these children have the bright future that Pastor Gaetan and others work so
tirelessly for, we are hiring the most dedicated & passionate leaders to become teachers at the
school. These individuals will be of the upmost character and committed to transforming this

The school will create at least 5 teaching jobs, with each teachers salary being $5000/year.

Will you help them be taught?

Here’s how you can help:

1) Tell your friends.  Tweet, post, email, shout really loud . . . we need everyone to share our affiliate link.  It's still in our hands to make a difference in the lives of the children and teachers that will attend the school. 

2) 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.  

3) Celebrate! We will give the funds 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, and continues to help 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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  • $2,500 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
  • 242 Lives Impacted
  • Funded Dec 30, 2012

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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...

$2,500 Amount Raised
  • $2,500 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
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