Street Kids of Rwanda Orphanage

$9,105 of $10k goal

Raised by 32 people in 47 months
Please help Ivy Gowen and Julie Epp as they support the ongoing needs of the Street Kids of Rwanda orphanage and return annually with new funds. Current projects include support for food, school fees, medical expenses, water collection system (due to collapsing walls in rainy season), equipment, and a computer room.

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(former fundraising page for our trip in March 2013)

The Street Kids of Rwanda are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of Rwandan street children by providing housing, food and education. Their goal is to enable children to grow into self-sufficient adults who can help others by becoming leaders and productive members of their communities. They began in 2002, when Antoine Bizimana, a mechanic and former street kid, began offering care to street children. Eventually they were able to build the Kimisagara Centre (an orphanage) in Kigali, Rwanda which houses 105 children. This is not a government supported centre "“ the money primarily comes from Antoine's mechanic shop, which he uses to support all the children. While Street Kids of Rwanda has improved the lives of many children, their resources are limited and the children have many needs.

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Update 1
Posted by Julie Epp & Ivy Gowen
46 months ago
To all those people who donated to the Street Kids of Rwanda.. we couldn't have done it without you! Thank you for your support!

I just wanted to share a little video with you - this is a very short summary of the trip there in March to visit the kids. There will be another video coming with more information about the Street Kids of Rwanda which includes some interviews, but it is still a work in progress.

Enjoy this for now.. you'll need the volume turned up. :)

Thanks, Julie
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$9,105 of $10k goal

Raised by 32 people in 47 months
Created May 7, 2013
Aya Okumura
39 months ago

Julie, A great work!! Sorry for my late Christmas present for the kids in Rwanda!

Kevyn Bater
40 months ago(Offline Donation)
Javier Uribe
40 months ago(Offline Donation)
Street Kids of Rwanda Benefit Concert
40 months ago(Offline Donation)

Thank you to our host (Keith MacPherson), musicians (Rob Waddell, Waywiser, Nathan Music Co., Sheena Grobb, Serena Postel, Refuge and Gentil Mis), silent auction donors and all those who attended this event to help raise money for the kids in Rwanda!

From a Night in Heaven event with Lisa Scrivens and Sheena Grobb
40 months ago(Offline Donation)

Thank you to all those who bought tickets for a private home reading by psychic medium Lisa Scrivens.

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Pierre Blanc-Sahnoun
42 months ago

Keep the great job up Julie and say hello for me to the kids. This iso cool what you do sister!

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