A safe home for Novelie

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
A safe home for Novelie

Project Report | Feb 4, 2019
Thanks for keeping a roof over Novelie's head

By Andy Chaggar | IDV Chief Executive

On behalf of Novelie, "Thank You!" so much.
On behalf of Novelie, "Thank You!" so much.

Thanks so much for helping to provide a safe home for Novelie.

Novelie just turned seven old. After her mom died she was left in the care of her young aunt.  Novelie’s aunt couldn’t afford to care for her and so she brought her to the HTDC orphanage.  

Novelie’s aunt hoped the orphanage could keep a roof over her head, but safe houses large enough for all the kids are very expensive in Port-au-Prince.  The orphanage can’t afford to pay it’s own rent and, without your help, Novelie was in danger of becoming a homeless street-kid.

But now, because of you, Novelie will continue to have a safe home. Your donations will help pay the rent and provide caregivers, water and electricity for Novelie for a year*.

Novelie has a bright future because you gave. There are so many things you could have spent your hard earned money on, but you chose Novelie. Thanks so much.

We’ll keep updating you about Novelie and all her friends at the Hands Together to Defend the Children Orphanage through this project’s parent page, Provide a Safe Home for Haitian Orphans. If you ever have any questions about how we're using your donation, please email Andy@IDVolunteers.org. We’d love to hear from you!

Thanks again for making Novelie’s future bright, and our warmest regards!

*Please note, that the orphanage is home to around thirty children. Your donations to this project will cover Novelie’s share of the costs over a year, but will be spent on all the children in parallel as we fundraise for each in turn.


Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you can recieve an email when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports without donating.

Sign up for updates

Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @IDVMedia
International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Andy Chaggar
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol , Somerset United Kingdom

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Haiti or in Child Protection that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Get incredible stories, promotions, and matching offers in your inbox

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.