I am raising funds for my sponsored child and her family who live in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. They lost the home they were renting a year ago and have been living in a make-shift dwelling with straw roof and dirt floor, no electricity or indoor plumbing. I tried to raise these funds to build a home for them last year before the rainy season but did not succeed in raising enough. I am trying to raise the funds again this year so that their home can be built before the rainy season. I have photos of me with my sponsored child and her family and photos of her and her family in front of their make-shift/temporary home. I do not want to put these photos on the Internet out of respect for her and her family but I will show you these photos personally if requested, not digitally. Most of you know that I went to Bolivia for a month last year to work on my Quechua book. While there I visited with my sponsored child and her family. They need a home and beds, linens, blankets, etc. Right now it is winter there and they need a lot of things. No mother or father in the home, the children are actually being cared for by the grandmother. There are three small children. I am willing to come and talk about this project in the Pittsburgh area or within affordable travel distance.
You can either donate through GoFundMe or you can make a check out to "Unbound" and mail to me at my PO Box (then you will be able to use as a tax deduction). The organization coordinating this effort is Unbound.org. Unbound is the organization I sponsor through and have sponsored through them for years. They are a trustworthy organization.
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