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Have You?

Submitted by an Anonymous Hearts of Gold Volunteer Have you ever gone to school hungry? Have you ever known someone who has? If you come from a privileged place like most of us do, you probably haven't. If you have ever seen a hungry and malnourished child you would also have seen...
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Chickens Sponsor Kids at CETAP-LUCY

By Jeff Van Pelt CETAP-LucyCoopFamilyHave you ever heard of chickens supporting educational opportunities for children in need? Well, that’s what is happening at the CETAP-Lucy Center for Early Stimulation and Psycho-Educational Support on the outskirts of Cuenca. Many of the children, who have various...
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30 Sponsorships Still Needed for El Arenal Lunch Campaign

If you’ve been following the Lunch Campaign for Fundación El Arenal, then you know that Hearts of Gold has been helping raise funds to sponsor the 75 children who attend its lunch program. As of this week, we’ve collected 55% of the total $9,175 needed. While we’ve reached over half our goal, another $4,125 needs to be raised in order to sponsor all of these children for the rest of the year. If you’ve already donated, or are considering doing so, check out this video to see the faces of the precious children you’re helping!

Exciting Things at Hearts of Gold

Exciting things have been happening with Hearts of Gold. Since becoming an official foundation here in Ecuador late last year, we’ve been very busy! Because you are the heart and soul of this organization, we would like to update you on our journey thus far!


Our mission is still the same. Hearts...
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Generosity’s Reward

By Danica Robertson Because you donated so generously to our campaign for Casa de Nuestros Mayores, the home for abandoned elders in Paute, we were able to deliver all the needed supplies to them, including an orthopedic bed. In early March, a number of Hearts of Gold volunteers drove the hour out to...
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Think of the Children!

Three times a year, the volunteers at Hearts of Gold Foundation produce progress reports for sponsors of students at CETAP-Lucy, a pre- and after-school program for children with special needs. This time, we decided to interview each child to find out what they think about CETAP-Lucy (CL) and what they value most...
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