Children's Respite Home & Outreach Project, Haiti

Mar 6, 2013

Our 56 challenge

One of our children enjoying evening entertainment
One of our children enjoying evening entertainment

Thanks for your continued support, allowing us to care for some of Haiti's most vulnerable children. 

Just today, we had one joyful guardian visit us.  Her child, Mary, used to be part of the project, coming to us as a very withdrawn, and troubled little girl.  This little one had lost her mum, and was distanced from her father who moved abroad.  Mary's troubled start to life, and developmental delay, caused serious concerns to her new guardian, who wondered whether she'd ever recover.  Thanks to the continuous love and therapy of our staff, slowly Mary completely transformed, as little by little a beautiful little smile blossomed.  Her guardian visited today sharing how Mary was now attending school, and doing brilliantly!  She's just one example of the many lives being transformed through this work!

In our last report we shared the difficult financial situation we were facing to continue running this service which cares for children like Mary, and we'd like to share a special thanks to all those who responded.  Thankfully, due to the generous support of our loyal supporters, we've been able to keep the Maison de Benediction running, which has been predominantly due to the kind support of our monthly donors who are part of the Beni Sponsorship Programme.

Beni means 'blessing' in creole, and that's exactly what our supporters are!  So far, we've had 56 people sign up to become a regular monthly donor of this project, and we now have a new challenge.  We're looking to find another 56 people who can help keep this respite home open.  If we succeed in our challenge, then the centre will have enough funds to continue running in the years to come, and what a blessing to children like Mary that would be!

If you've ever been inspired or encouraged by this work, please consider becoming a regular supporter.  Not only do you get to become an official Beni Sponsor, but you get the chance to receive personal updates on one specific child.  To find out more, please visit our web site today.  Equally, if you don't feel able to do this, please consider making another one off donation through GlobalGiving.  We want to keep helping other children like Mary, ensuring they have the future they deserve. Thanks for all your kind support.

One of our staff, with one of our kids
One of our staff, with one of our kids



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Project Leader

Barry Mann

Bromley, Kent United Kingdom

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