One of the most important things to learn is when to rest and be kind to yourself. This is one of the hardest things to master when you’re in the service of others. One more email, one more phone call, one more long night can and does make a difference, however, what about balance? When … Read more.. »
Hearts of Gold would like to send a huge THANK YOU to its supporters for making the summer earthquake relief fundraisers such a huge success! Thanks to you, $7,394.61 will be distributed to the Saman Project in Canoa, the Olon orphanage, and El Arenal.
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Hearts of Gold and CETAP-Lucy are excited to announce the renewal of the Child Sponsorship program for the 2016-2017 school year. The program allows 25 children from impoverished families of Chilcapamba to attend CETAP-Lucy’s day program or after-school program. Last year you allowed children in great need receive daily individualized academic assistance and over … Read more.. »
Today Hearts of Gold had the pleasure to visit the home of the Torres family in Chilcapamba. Three children, Mandie, Andre, and Jennifer, and one grandchild, Paula, of the Torres family attend CETAP-Lucy to receive academic assistance, early stimulation therapies, and psychological therapies.*
We visited the family to learn more about the challenges that the children … Read more.. »
Two more mingas were held this month. During the first one, the cement and steel foundations were laid for one of three rows of supports for the house. Many Ecuadorians were involved in that work day. During the second minga, the holes for the third support were dug. This involved digging through as much as … Read more.. »
Please welcome Kelly Mitchell, the newest member of the Hearts of Gold team! Kelly brings her background from American University’s School of International Service where she received her MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution with a focus in Latin America, and from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland where she studied Anthropology, Latin American … Read more.. »