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News about Dorothy

We have many sick children in our care. One of them is Dorothy, a fragile 14-year old with TB. She is extremely sick and so sad she refused to eat, take medication, or talk about her sorrows.

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Kitchen Update

For a long time, House of Hope has struggled with an inadequate kitchen. The generosity of a benefactor has allowed up to make much-needed improvements. These included tiling the floor, adding new propane cooking burners, and painting the walls. We still have to find and purchase stainless steel counters and food prep tables… then our […]

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After The Hurricane

It has continued to rain almost constantly since Hurricane Matthew. This has caused flooding in many areas. One of our trees fell, but fortunately not on House of Hope. We chopped it up to have fuel for cooking. We have also welcomed more children to House of Hope. Many of these children are ill and […]

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News from House of Hope

Linda, the director of House of Hope, asked us to forward news to you about how we have fared after the hurricane. The kids are all doing well. They are in school and life seems pretty much back to normal. The only fallout for us from the big hurricane that went through has been receiving […]

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Progress Report

Friends of Humanity held a board meeting this past weekend to review the status of ongoing projects at House of Hope and Beraca Medical Center. President Renel Noel reported on the Sanitation Project and other matters. To date, the septic tank has been completed. This was done at a cost of $8,000 and involved many […]

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Report on Septic Project

Lack of hygiene facilities has been a constant source of worry and frustration for Beraca Medical Center and House of Hope orphanage. Patients at the hospital are treated by doctors but become even more ill from infections. Weak children are also at risk. So building a septic treatment facility has been a big priority for […]