Dec 10, 2018

The dream of giving hope to 200 children began

The dream of giving hope to 200 children with problems of malnutrition in the Boston Neighborhood of Cartagena - Colombia, is being built, because of your support, THANKS for your generous donation, with it, we started the construction of the dining room and the hope of many families!

 The construction of the dining room began satisfactorily. With the donations received, we are adapting the place where there will be the meeting of many children and families who are looking for hope and escape from the environment that surrounds them. To this day, this neighborhood remains plunged into a situation of poverty with multiple unmet needs. It generates a dissatisfaction among its inhabitants, who yearn for scape of the situation in the poverty in which they are immersed and have a better future for themselves and their children as mentioned by Mrs. María "I am immersed in poverty and I want to get out of it. "

 Stages of the project

  • Construction and adaptation of the kitchen,
  • Purchase of equipment, tables, chairs, kitchen utensils, stove, refrigerators and everything related to the preparation and preservation of food.
  • Approach to the families that will be beneficiaries of the dining project.
  • Square daily menus, make provision of daily meals.
  • Start the dining room giving breakfast to the children

 Thanks to your support, the project has a 30% progress. we keep encouraging you and also many more, to reach 100%

 Therefore the hope that the dining room general in the whole sector is quite big, we already have the place, we are building the kitchen, we have bought the stove, 60 chairs for the children and 12 tables, we also acquired the kitchen utensils, blenders, spoons, plates, glasses, pots. On the 16th and the 22nd of December we will have the first approach with the population that will be the beneficiary of this great project. We will also bring gifts to the children to give them a little happiness.

Watch the video of our progress on our YouTube  or Facebook Page

We need to buy more than 50 chairs and 10 tables, we also need to buy the refrigerator, 3 large fans, and get the food we are going to distribute monthly to start the start stage of the dining room. The next stage is the orientation to parents and children, orientation in the studies and use of free time through art classes, music and school support among other activities.

 We hope to quickly finish the initial phase of the project that corresponds to the purchase of all the utensils and the adequacy of the kitchen, and to be able to open the dining room where many lives will be transformed, but we still have to reach the goal

 Your support creates the success of dining room. Here are some ways you can help:

  • Click on the donate button below and choose de better opocion for you.
  • Make your donation to monthly one (this option is important to guarantee food to the children)

 Please be sure to include a gift to the Dining room for a Future in your Season of Giving plans. 100% of your financial support goes directly to our Team in Colombia and thus to the families who participate in our programs.


 Thank you for being part of the team of the Betania Juvenil Foundation, and have a happy holiday and a happy new year.

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