Project #7559

Supporting Haitian Orphans and Families

by REBUILD Globally
May 26, 2011

Orphans Receive New Recycled Tire Sandals

group photo after sandal delivery
group photo after sandal delivery

When we started the project in February, REBUILD globally was aware there was a need for sandals at several orphanages in Port-au-Prince.  By giving to this project, you have helped fill that need.  The sandals the orphans received were not just a want, they were a need.  By wearing sandals it can reduce the risk of these children contracting parasites and worms in the future. Not to mention protecting their feet from the treacherous streets of Haiti. 

Not only have 20 orphans received new sandals due to your generosity, but also, together with your help, REBUILD was able to donate the sandals and employ 8 artisans.  In the process of making the sandals, we are able to provide living wage employment opportunities for Haiti's most vulnerable populations to foster self-sufficiency and independent living; and reduce waste in Haiti through creative re-purposing of tires.  We have turned old tires into new sandals. 

Thank you again for your donation.  We look forward to helping employ more people and give more sandals to orphans.  One way we can do this is by you sharing REBUILD with your friends and family.  Please visit our Facebook page!/REBUILDglobally and 'like us' and suggest us to your friends too!

With love from Haiti,



Julie Colombino | CEO
REBUILD Globally
*Restoring Environments By Utilizing Innovative Local Development*
P.O. Box 540764 | Orlando, FL. 32854
US: 407.832.1177
Haiti: 509 3654 6270

so happy to have sandals!
so happy to have sandals!

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REBUILD Globally

Location: Orlando, Florida - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Julie Colombino
Orlando, FL United States

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