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Baby Sena: Infant with Spina Bifida

It is not uncommon for people around Sakété to come to Arbre de Vie when they need assistance of some sort. Many people come by asking the organization for money for food, healthcare, or school fees. One Sunday in May 2012, there was a young mother and one of her family members that came seeking…

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Golf Scramble

Golf Fore Benin A great day with friends and family to benefit those in need in Benin at the Tree of life orphanage. Come out and support our event and enjoy a summer day outdoors on the course!

Baby Ruth

Mama Ruth: Single Mama to 6 Children

We first met Mama Ruth in 2011. Her husband was a mechanic who had recently died, leaving her with five young children and one on the way. She was trying desperately to provide for her children but was having a very difficult time even being able to feed them, let alone being able to send…

Baby Grace: Infant with Tumor

We first found out about Baby Grace when her father wrote a letter to Ashley, our Director of Social Assistance, petitioning for medical assistance on Grace’s behalf. After an evaluation by Jon, who is a registered nurse, and Jillian, one of our volunteers who is a pediatric nurse practitioner, it was determined that this beautiful…