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May 2014

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Recent News

  • The children at Siberia Sur school in Chiltiupán now have working latrines, thanks to donations from St. Teresa's Academy parents.
  • We hosted our annual receptions earlier this month to celebrate the past year. Among other news, we announced that we had finished our 500th home. Thank you for making it possible!

Looking Ahead

  • Homes from the Heart is sponsoring the 2014 Symposium on Wealth Creation Examples in Haiti. Join us June 14th at Rockhurst University.  For more details and to RSVP, visit: www.facebook.com/haitisymposium.
  • We're excited to begin a partnership with WEFTA, an engineering group that helps provide safe drinking water in Latin America.

Family in Focus

Meet Simone Theophile.


Simone became a single mother after her husband died in the earthquake, and now she provides for her three children by working as a tailor, making beautiful dresses for her neighbors, family, and friends.  They are thankful to have a place to call home.

Featured Way to Give

Give the gift of health.


Sister Rose surveyed the families in Chiltiupán, El Salvador and found that 300 do not have a latrine or restroom. Without sanitation, contaminated food and water can lead to parasites, hepatitis, and many other diseases.  Just $450 provides a latrine for a family and better health for the whole community.
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From Our Blog

St. Teresa's Student Reflections


"It makes your appreciation for everything you have so much bigger. We often don't think about or try to help those living in poverty, we just put it off because we do not want to confront it- but in El Salvador we lived it. It has to be the most humbling experience ever to come back from a third world country to the wealth we live in every day."  Read more...
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