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Orphan's Tear Special Projects Fund

Through our Orphan's Tear Special Projects Fund, we're able to meet many needs that often help our sponsored orphanages become more self-sufficient or simply provide general necessities. Although we assist more than 50 orphanages in at least 9 nations every month through our child-sponsorship program, we still receive requests from our orphanages every week. Here are just a few recent requests:

 

Shredded tarps hang from the roof leaving little-to-no privacy for the small children using the bathroom. Even worse, no tarp or door covers the entrance to their 2 bedrooms (1 bedroom for the boys and 1 bedroom for the girls). These are the conditions that the children of Mt Zion Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti live with every day. For $1,465 new doors can be installed to provide privacy and protection for the children as they use the restroom and as they sleep. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

No doors cover the restrooms nor the bedrooms leaving the children with little-to-no privacy or protection
Installing doors will provide privacy for the children as they use the restroom and protection for them as they sleep

The fifteen children at Bethel Orphanage are in need of new mosquito nets, pillows and blankets. All of their previous ones are very old and worn. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Bethel Orphanage is in need of new mosquito nets, pillows and blankets for their children
$420 will provide the needed sleeping supplies ensuring many comfortable, mosquito-less nights!

25 children live at Mt Zion Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some of these children sleep on shabby, dirty mattresses resting on rackety, worn out frames, while other children choose to sleep on the concrete floors instead. Living in one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere, the orphanage director, Pastor Widelson, cannot afford to buy new mattresses or bed frames for these children. For just $1,206, new mattresses and bed frames can be provided for all the children living at Mt Zion Orphanage. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Orphaned children at Mt Zion Orphanage in Haiti sleep on filthy beds or no beds at all
For $1,206 we can provide them all with new mattresses and bed frames for the children to sleep safer and softer

Ciang's father died when Caing was only 2 years old. Ciang's mother abandoned Ciang so that she could get remarried. Ciang's grandmother took her in. However, Ciang's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for 10-year-old Ciang's needs. A caring friend has offered Ciang's grandmother a plot of land to use rent-free to expand her flower business. All she needs is the funds to plant flowers and she will earn about $20-$30 a day during flowering season, which is enough to provide for Ciang. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Ciang's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for her
A loan to expand her flower business will enable her to care for Ciang

Cin's father abandoned him and his mother. For many years, Cin's mother lived off the charity of her relatives. She was so ashamed to receive help she got a cleaning job where she was paid only $15/month. She tried to provide for her son with that, but it wasn't enough and she believed the only way for her son to be lifted out of poverty was if he got an education. She was going to leave him at an orphanage so he would receive an education. With a loan though, she can start a traveling clothing store where she can earn $5-$7 a day, which is adequate to provide for Cin. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Cin's mother's small salary of $15/month isn't enough to provide for Cin
A small loan will help her start a business to provide for Cin

Engh's parents divorced when she was only 2 years old. She lived with her mother for a while but then her mother abandoned her to marry another man. Engh moved in with her grandmother. However, Engh's grandmother didn't earn enough to adequately provide for 8-year-old Engh, so she thought her only option was to send Engh to an orphanage where she would receive good food, shelter and an education. With a loan though, Engh's grandmother can start a traveling clothing business and earn up to $8 a day, which is enough to provide for her and Engh. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Engh's grandmother doesn't have the financial ability to provide for both her and Engh's daily needs
A $300 loan will enable Engh's grandmother start a traveling clothing store which will enable her to earn enough profit to provide for Engh

9-year-old G.H.'s father died from a gas explosion. G.H.'s mother saw her husband die from the explosion and lost her mind after that. G.H. went to live with his grandparents. Currently, G.H.'s grandparents have a rice selling business, but it doesn't earn enough profit to provide for them and G.H. They thought they would have to leave G.H. at an orphanage so that he would be adequately provided for. With a loan though, they can expand their rice business enough to provide for G.H.! Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

G.H.'s grandparents don't earn enough income to provide for G.H.
Expanding their rice business will enable them to adequately provide for G.H.

Go Sian's father died from a drug overdose. His mother struggles to provide for his daily needs with her small shop. She thought her only option was to abandon Go Sian at a orphanage. With a loan though, she can expand her small shop and earn enough income to provide for Go Sian. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Go Sian's impoverished mother doesn't earn enough income to provide for him
A small loan will enable her to expand her small shop and be able to provide for Go Sian's needs

Khup's father was a drunkard and abandoned Khup and his mother. Khup's mother became a refugee in Malaysia with hopes of being able to travel to the USA and bring her son there with her. Unfortunately, when she arrived in the USA, she died from a heart attack. Khup's grandmother has been taking care of him but she doesn't earn enough income to provide for his daily needs. She hopes that expanding her small grocery stand will enable her to provide for Khup. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Khup's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for him
A loan to his grandmother will enable her to earn enough to care for Khup

Langh's father died when he was 2 years old from a drug overdose. 3 years later Langh's mother lost her mind, leaving behind her 2 children. No one has heard from her since. Langh's older sister has looked after Langh. She realizes the value of education and wants a bright future for Langh, so she tried to drop him off at an orphanage. With a $300 loan, she can start a clothing business and earn enough money to provide for herself and Langh's education. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Langh's sister doesn't earn enough money to provide a basic education for Langh
A loan will enable Langh's sister to start a traveling clothing business and provide for all her and Langh's needs

Let Nei's father died and her mother abandoned her to marry another man. Let Nei was adopted by a compassionate Christian couple. However, her new parents don't earn enough income to provide for all of Let Nei's daily needs. With a loan they can extend their flower farm business to earn enough income to provide for Let Nei. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Let Nei's adopted parents don't earn enough income to provide for her
With a loan, Let Nei's adopted parents can extend their flower farm business to earn enough income to provide for Let Nei

Lian is 12 years old and needs to attend school. After Lian's father died, his mother only made $4 a day, which wasn't sufficient to cover for their needs and Lian's schooling. Lian's mother tried to bring him to an orphanage so he would receive an education. With a small loan, Lian's mother can expand her road-side grocery business enough to where she can provide for Lian and not have to abandon him at an orphanage. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Lian's mother doesn't earn enough income to provide for both her and Lian
A small loan will enable Lian's mother to expand her road-side grocery business so she can earn enough to provide for Lian and his schooling

Mung's father died from HIV and his mother died from Malaria. He has lived with his grandmother since then, but she has become too old to financially provide for Mung. She thought her only alternative was to bring Mung to an orphanage. After talking to the orphanage director, Mung's aunt agreed to take a loan to start a loom business. She can earn $10 a day, which is enough to enable Mung to stay with his grandmother. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Mung's extended family is too poor to be able to provide for him
A loan to Mung's aunt to start a loom business will enable her to earn enough income to provide for Mung's needs

Ngin's father was an alcoholic and would often beat his wife. Finally Ngin's mother divorced him. Ngin's mother sells snacks to high school kids during their lunch break. Her small shop doesn't earn enough income for her to provide for her and Ngin. She was going to leave Ngin at an orphanage. But with a loan, Ngin's mother can expand her small snack shop and earn as much as $8/ day, which is enough to provide for her and Ngin's needs. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Ngin's mother doesn't earn enough profit from her snack shop to provide for Ngin's needs
A loan to expand her snack shop will enable to her to earn $8/day, enough to provide for Ngin

The director of Rapha Orphanage is a great entrepreneur. He's already paid off his first loan for his pig business. With a portion of the profits from that business, he began his weaving business. Each of his looms can produce one skirt per day. Each skirt sells for about $5.50, which equals almost $500 income per month from this business. Because of his promising profits, he wants to expand his weaving business. So, he is asking for another loan. He is on the fast track to becoming self-sufficient with all of his hard effort. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Rapha Orphanage desires to become more self-sufficient through a weaving business
With a loan, Rapha Orphanage will buy 9 looms to expand their weaving business

Orphan's Tear hired Joney, a Burmese native, to take updated photos of the sponsored children in Yangon, Myanmar. The camera we originally purchased for him is now several years old and doesn't always function properly. To be able to continue sending updated photos of the children to the sponsors, Joney needs to purchase a new camera. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Joney's camera has become too old to continue to take photos of sponsored children
Purchasing a new camera for him will allow us to continue sending updated pictures to sponsors

Due to excessive raining in Myanmar, Love and Mercy Shelter's path to their building has flooded. In some spots there is two feet of water. The water makes the children more susceptible to disease due to the open sewers. It is also slippery and a hazard for the children. They need a concrete pathway to keep them safe and healthy for the remainder of this year and for years to come. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

The rainy season has caused major flooding, rendering Love and Mercy's path hazardous and disease-ridden
A concrete pathway will help ensure safety for the children during the rainy season

Shredded tarps hang from the roof leaving little-to-no privacy for the small children using the bathroom. Even worse, no tarp or door covers the entrance to their 2 bedrooms (1 bedroom for the boys and 1 bedroom for the girls). These are the conditions that the children of Mt Zion Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti live with every day. For $1,465 new doors can be installed to provide privacy and protection for the children as they use the restroom and as they sleep. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

No doors cover the restrooms nor the bedrooms leaving the children with little-to-no privacy or protection
Installing doors will provide privacy for the children as they use the restroom and protection for them as they sleep

The fifteen children at Bethel Orphanage are in need of new mosquito nets, pillows and blankets. All of their previous ones are very old and worn. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Bethel Orphanage is in need of new mosquito nets, pillows and blankets for their children
$420 will provide the needed sleeping supplies ensuring many comfortable, mosquito-less nights!

25 children live at Mt Zion Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some of these children sleep on shabby, dirty mattresses resting on rackety, worn out frames, while other children choose to sleep on the concrete floors instead. Living in one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere, the orphanage director, Pastor Widelson, cannot afford to buy new mattresses or bed frames for these children. For just $1,206, new mattresses and bed frames can be provided for all the children living at Mt Zion Orphanage. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Orphaned children at Mt Zion Orphanage in Haiti sleep on filthy beds or no beds at all
For $1,206 we can provide them all with new mattresses and bed frames for the children to sleep safer and softer

Ciang's father died when Caing was only 2 years old. Ciang's mother abandoned Ciang so that she could get remarried. Ciang's grandmother took her in. However, Ciang's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for 10-year-old Ciang's needs. A caring friend has offered Ciang's grandmother a plot of land to use rent-free to expand her flower business. All she needs is the funds to plant flowers and she will earn about $20-$30 a day during flowering season, which is enough to provide for Ciang. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Ciang's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for her
A loan to expand her flower business will enable her to care for Ciang

Cin's father abandoned him and his mother. For many years, Cin's mother lived off the charity of her relatives. She was so ashamed to receive help she got a cleaning job where she was paid only $15/month. She tried to provide for her son with that, but it wasn't enough and she believed the only way for her son to be lifted out of poverty was if he got an education. She was going to leave him at an orphanage so he would receive an education. With a loan though, she can start a traveling clothing store where she can earn $5-$7 a day, which is adequate to provide for Cin. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Cin's mother's small salary of $15/month isn't enough to provide for Cin
A small loan will help her start a business to provide for Cin

Engh's parents divorced when she was only 2 years old. She lived with her mother for a while but then her mother abandoned her to marry another man. Engh moved in with her grandmother. However, Engh's grandmother didn't earn enough to adequately provide for 8-year-old Engh, so she thought her only option was to send Engh to an orphanage where she would receive good food, shelter and an education. With a loan though, Engh's grandmother can start a traveling clothing business and earn up to $8 a day, which is enough to provide for her and Engh. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Engh's grandmother doesn't have the financial ability to provide for both her and Engh's daily needs
A $300 loan will enable Engh's grandmother start a traveling clothing store which will enable her to earn enough profit to provide for Engh

9-year-old G.H.'s father died from a gas explosion. G.H.'s mother saw her husband die from the explosion and lost her mind after that. G.H. went to live with his grandparents. Currently, G.H.'s grandparents have a rice selling business, but it doesn't earn enough profit to provide for them and G.H. They thought they would have to leave G.H. at an orphanage so that he would be adequately provided for. With a loan though, they can expand their rice business enough to provide for G.H.! Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

G.H.'s grandparents don't earn enough income to provide for G.H.
Expanding their rice business will enable them to adequately provide for G.H.

Go Sian's father died from a drug overdose. His mother struggles to provide for his daily needs with her small shop. She thought her only option was to abandon Go Sian at a orphanage. With a loan though, she can expand her small shop and earn enough income to provide for Go Sian. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Go Sian's impoverished mother doesn't earn enough income to provide for him
A small loan will enable her to expand her small shop and be able to provide for Go Sian's needs

Khup's father was a drunkard and abandoned Khup and his mother. Khup's mother became a refugee in Malaysia with hopes of being able to travel to the USA and bring her son there with her. Unfortunately, when she arrived in the USA, she died from a heart attack. Khup's grandmother has been taking care of him but she doesn't earn enough income to provide for his daily needs. She hopes that expanding her small grocery stand will enable her to provide for Khup. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Khup's grandmother doesn't earn enough to provide for him
A loan to his grandmother will enable her to earn enough to care for Khup

Langh's father died when he was 2 years old from a drug overdose. 3 years later Langh's mother lost her mind, leaving behind her 2 children. No one has heard from her since. Langh's older sister has looked after Langh. She realizes the value of education and wants a bright future for Langh, so she tried to drop him off at an orphanage. With a $300 loan, she can start a clothing business and earn enough money to provide for herself and Langh's education. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Langh's sister doesn't earn enough money to provide a basic education for Langh
A loan will enable Langh's sister to start a traveling clothing business and provide for all her and Langh's needs

Let Nei's father died and her mother abandoned her to marry another man. Let Nei was adopted by a compassionate Christian couple. However, her new parents don't earn enough income to provide for all of Let Nei's daily needs. With a loan they can extend their flower farm business to earn enough income to provide for Let Nei. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Let Nei's adopted parents don't earn enough income to provide for her
With a loan, Let Nei's adopted parents can extend their flower farm business to earn enough income to provide for Let Nei

Lian is 12 years old and needs to attend school. After Lian's father died, his mother only made $4 a day, which wasn't sufficient to cover for their needs and Lian's schooling. Lian's mother tried to bring him to an orphanage so he would receive an education. With a small loan, Lian's mother can expand her road-side grocery business enough to where she can provide for Lian and not have to abandon him at an orphanage. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Lian's mother doesn't earn enough income to provide for both her and Lian
A small loan will enable Lian's mother to expand her road-side grocery business so she can earn enough to provide for Lian and his schooling

Mung's father died from HIV and his mother died from Malaria. He has lived with his grandmother since then, but she has become too old to financially provide for Mung. She thought her only alternative was to bring Mung to an orphanage. After talking to the orphanage director, Mung's aunt agreed to take a loan to start a loom business. She can earn $10 a day, which is enough to enable Mung to stay with his grandmother. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Mung's extended family is too poor to be able to provide for him
A loan to Mung's aunt to start a loom business will enable her to earn enough income to provide for Mung's needs

Ngin's father was an alcoholic and would often beat his wife. Finally Ngin's mother divorced him. Ngin's mother sells snacks to high school kids during their lunch break. Her small shop doesn't earn enough income for her to provide for her and Ngin. She was going to leave Ngin at an orphanage. But with a loan, Ngin's mother can expand her small snack shop and earn as much as $8/ day, which is enough to provide for her and Ngin's needs. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Ngin's mother doesn't earn enough profit from her snack shop to provide for Ngin's needs
A loan to expand her snack shop will enable to her to earn $8/day, enough to provide for Ngin

The director of Rapha Orphanage is a great entrepreneur. He's already paid off his first loan for his pig business. With a portion of the profits from that business, he began his weaving business. Each of his looms can produce one skirt per day. Each skirt sells for about $5.50, which equals almost $500 income per month from this business. Because of his promising profits, he wants to expand his weaving business. So, he is asking for another loan. He is on the fast track to becoming self-sufficient with all of his hard effort. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Rapha Orphanage desires to become more self-sufficient through a weaving business
With a loan, Rapha Orphanage will buy 9 looms to expand their weaving business

Orphan's Tear hired Joney, a Burmese native, to take updated photos of the sponsored children in Yangon, Myanmar. The camera we originally purchased for him is now several years old and doesn't always function properly. To be able to continue sending updated photos of the children to the sponsors, Joney needs to purchase a new camera. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

Joney's camera has become too old to continue to take photos of sponsored children
Purchasing a new camera for him will allow us to continue sending updated pictures to sponsors

Due to excessive raining in Myanmar, Love and Mercy Shelter's path to their building has flooded. In some spots there is two feet of water. The water makes the children more susceptible to disease due to the open sewers. It is also slippery and a hazard for the children. They need a concrete pathway to keep them safe and healthy for the remainder of this year and for years to come. Total needed: . Any size gift will help.

The rainy season has caused major flooding, rendering Love and Mercy's path hazardous and disease-ridden
A concrete pathway will help ensure safety for the children during the rainy season

 

Note: In the event that more funds are contributed than are needed for any specific project, those extra funds will be used to meet other similar pressing needs.

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