Hope for the Hopeless
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Projects

Current Projects in Benin

Day-to-day life is nothing that can ever be completely planned for, is it? There are many unknowns and many unforeseen circumstances that arise each day, especially in Sakété, Benin. We do our best to plan ahead as much as possible and below you can read about a few of our current projects that we are accepting donations for. Please take some time to read about these necessary projects and consider donating if you feel led. There are many exciting things on the horizon for our organization and we are excited for you to join our efforts!

 

Village Child Sponsorship – $65 / month

Sponsorship money is not only used for our children at the orphanage but also for dozens of children who are in our program and still live with family in their home villages. These children are in their homes with either their parents or other family members and are being cared for but cannot afford the…

Yedidja Child Sponsorship – $65 / month

For children who have lost a parent, every day can be filled with fear and uncertainty. You can help provide for a child in our orphanage — not only for today, but also for tomorrow — with your sponsorship that provides resources such as food, clothing, school fees and supplies and also all of their…

Books for Benin

The past two years for Christmas our children at the orphanage have received brand new French books that were purchased by people around the world through our “Books for Benin” program and we are hoping to make that a reality again this Christmas! The children love having books of their own and of course this…

Back to School 2014

In Benin, the school year starts the first week of October but we are already beginning preparations for our new school year here at Arbre de Vie! We place a high emphasis on the importance of education for the children at the orphanage. We are incredibly thankful for those who make this important aspect of…

Our New Home!

It was the fall of 2011 when Ashley and I were approached by the staff at BCN and were asked what our greatest need at the orphanage was. We quickly agreed that the greatest need at the orphanage was a new dorm for the children. The current dorm consisted of 3 rooms 12 feet by…

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