A Safe Home for Novelle

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
A Safe Home for Novelle


This project will provide a year of safe housing for Novelle. Novelle is four and after her mom died she was left in the care of a young aunt. Novelle's aunt couldn't afford to care for her and so she brought her to the HTDC orphanage. Novelle was very sad for a long time but now she's begun to smile again. But without the orphanage to keep her safe, Novelle would be forced to fend for herself as a street-kid.

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As an orphan, Novelle is among the most vulnerable of Haitian children. There isn't an effective nationwide child protection service operating in Haiti to provide for her basic needs. This means that, without your help, Novelle would be a homeless street-kid, leaving her vulnerable to exploitation and destined to a life of suffering and poverty.


By donating today, you'll help us provide the home Novelle needs to stay safe and to grow up with a fighting chance. You'll also help us provide caregivers to look after Novelle and also ensure that she has access to water and electricity.

Long-Term Impact

A safe home and care are essential for every child. By providing these for Novelle, you're giving her the foundations she needs to build a bright future.


Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @IDVMedia
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.

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