An Amazing Three Years

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 February of 2014 will mark our third anniversary at The World Orphan Fund. Over those three years we’ve been able to visit 22 orphanages and meet 2,900 children. And with a lot of help from people like you we’ve been able to make a difference, we’ve kept our zero overhead pledge, and 100% of every donation went directly to projects to help orphaned children.

Our work continues. We will be visiting eleven orphanages starting the day after Christmas in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, seven for the first time. We’ll keep you posted.

For all of you who have donated, volunteered and prayed for us, thank you. We thought you might enjoy a look back at what’s been accomplished so far.

Completed Projects 2011-2013

Vehicle Import/License Fees – New Hope Orphanage, Jalisco, Mexico. Completed 2013. Cost: $3.500.
Matching donation – Construction of Transition House, Eagles Nest Orphanage. Sololá, Guatemala. Ongoing. Cost: $20,000 of $31,000 construction pledge fulfilled to date.
25 computers, monitors, printers, projector for Orphanage Emmanuel. Guaimaca, Honduras. Completed 2013. Cost: $9,000.
Water Cistern repair – Rayo De Esperanza, Rio Dulce, Guatemala Cost $4,600.
Home for 45 boys
Orphanage Emmanuel, Guaimaca, Honduras. Completed 2013 Cost: $75,000.
Water Filtration System
Hogar Renacer Orphanage, Cofradia Honduras. Completed 2013. Cost: $15,000.
School Books/Materials subsidy Nuestro Pequenos Hermanos, La Venta Honduras. Completed 2013. Cost: $ 10,000.
Scholarship – Orphan attending University of Mobile, Alabama. 2012-2013. Ongoing. Cost: $20,000.
Emergency Food Relief. Precious Moments Orphanage, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Completed 2013. Cost: $1,000.
Scholarship – Orphan attending 
Central American Technical University, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 2012-2013. Cost: $1,500.
Vocational Training for Sewing.
Orphanage Emmanuel, Guaimaca Honduras. Ongoing. Phase I completed 2013. Cost: $6,000.
Matching Grant to attract new donors. Hogar Renacer, Cofradia, Honduras. Ongoing. Cost: $14,000 of $25,000 pledge.
One-year emergency Grant for Food
El Refugio Orphanage, Naco Honduras. Completed 2013. Cost:
$6,000.
Construction of a Special Needs House.
NPH Honduras, La Venta, Honduras. Completed 2013. Cost: $53,000.
Deep Water Well,
Orphanage Emmanuel, Guaimaca Honduras. Completed 2012. Cost: $18,000.
Repair Well/Cistern,
El Refugio Orphanage, Naco Honduras. Completed 2012. Cost: $4,500.
New Well. NPH Honduras, La Venta, Honduras.  Completed 2012. Cost: $9,000.
Computer to run education program. El Refugio Orphanage, Naco Honduras Completed 2012. Cost: $700.
One-year salary for new 3rd Grade Teacher. Hogar Suyapa, El Progresso, Honduras. Completed 2012. Cost $6,000.
Toddler House (50% of Cost)
Orphanage Emmanuel, Guaimaca Honduras Completed 2011. Cost $22,500.

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