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The Day Care is Open!
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The Day Care is Open!

Thanks to the success of Small Things Summer Campaign, the new day care at Happy Family Children’s Village’s Community Center officially opened its doors to the public on October 3, 2016 and now cares for 15 children from needy families in our community!  As you can see, the children and the teachers are already comfortably settled...

Community Center Opening Day!
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Community Center Opening Day!

Happy September, friends! Small Things Summer has officially ended, and thanks to your concerted efforts we have managed to hit 96% of our campaign objectives (scroll down for pictures!) For the past three months, we have witnessed a pool of global endeavors support one unified dream– all brought together by the belief that small, but intentional...

Volunteer Spotlight: Jason, Wendy and Finn
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Volunteer Spotlight: Jason, Wendy and Finn

Jason, Wendy and Finn (or Mama Finn and Baba Finn as they’ve affectionately been titled) arrived from Manchester in August of 2015 and it is safe to say that they’ve made a lasting impact on everyone here in Nkoaranga.  This amazing family is an example of the positive change volunteers can affect in a community....

We’re half-way there!
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We’re half-way there!

A note to all of our supporters Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to The Small Things Summer Campaign! We have boundless gratitude for all of the support, the encouragement and the love we have received thus far. It’s inspiring to be part of such a strong global community–all unified by the belief that...

Mamas know best: How to change lives for the better
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Mamas know best: How to change lives for the better

The clients in our family preservation program – a resource designed to help families in need stay together through micro-finance, business training, and other forms of support- vary in age, background and experience. They are orphans, farmers, widows, survivors of domestic abuse, grandmothers, single fathers, aunts, sisters, caretakers, and children. Moreover, they are individuals of...