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    Weʼve raised £4,034 to : Help us raise £4,000 by 15th December to reconstruct Terra Fértil, an orphanage that looks after 2,620 children in Goiania, Brazil.

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    Hi everybody, I am Rubia Carla, Director of Terra Fertil, a Not-for-Profit Organisation based in the city of Goiana, Brazil.

    Terra Fertil plays an important role in supporting children who are impacted by domestic violence, prostitution and drug trafficking.

    We act as both an orphanage and a day care centre providing food, clothing and schooling for over 2600 children aged from 2 years upwards. We have 22 units within the orphanage which are used as classrooms. These are used to give the children a safe environment, education, a chance for the future, as well as hope and belief in themselves.

    But at the moment we're facing a BIG CHALLENGE:

    Due to recent changes in government regulations, we have been forced to increase the size of the classrooms and reconstruct the units (!), money we cannot afford, which is why we are asking for your help.

    We have already raised enough money to rebuild 7 of the 22 units and need a further £4,000 to finish before the 15th December, when the government will decide whether we can continue to operate.

    Here's the link to the video we put together a week ago:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-FapXJwhqI&t=2s

    We'd be so grateful if you became part of this project! Anything you can donate, however small, will give many children a better future not just for this Xmas but for many Xmases to come.

    Love and Thanks,

    Rubia, Nectaria and the children at Terra Fértil x

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    • Terra Fertil

      Terra Fertil

      5 months ago

      Terra Fertil

      ...I am speechless and in tears of joy! We did it!!! WE DID IT!!! TERRA FERTIL IS SAVED! It's going to be a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! :D :D :D I believe in miracles and above all i believe IN PEOPLE!... Thank you to every single one of you who has contributed, named and anonymously, together we do great things. Just as we were despairing trying to meet the target, Mr Richard Dalton from UK REMEDIATION makes an outstanding donation of £3,500!... THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Have a truly wonder-ful Christmas, may you always be blessed!

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    • Terra Fertil

      Terra Fertil

      6 months ago

      Terra Fertil

      Thank you everyone for your kindness and generosity, for sharing this cause and for being part of it! :) Terra Fertil was on the Brazilian TV last night, the gates closed and the children wandering around the building. On top of that, the teachers were confessing that they hadn't been paid in 7 months!... If a bunch of us donated as little as £2 we could save this sanctuary! I'm sending love and gratitude for all your support... Rubia and Nectaria xxx

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    6 months ago

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    26

    • Marcela dobiasova

      Marcela dobiasova

      Dec 14, 2016

      £10.00

    • richard dalton

      richard dalton

      Dec 14, 2016

      I hope this is not too late to keep the orphanage open. Well done for all the good work you are doing and from all of us at UK Remediation we wish you a merry Christmas.

      £3,500.00

    • Lisa de Renzy-Martin

      Lisa de Renzy-Martin

      Dec 13, 2016

      I've decided not to send Christmas cards this year and instead send the money I would have spent on them to this awesome cause.I hope it helps in some small way . Big love from Bristol xXx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 12, 2016

      £10.00

    • Katie Robson

      Katie Robson

      Dec 11, 2016

      I hope this helps in a small way....

      £10.00

    • ❤❤

      ❤❤

      Dec 10, 2016

      £10.00

    • Florence St Leger King

      Florence St Leger King

      Dec 8, 2016

      :)

      £10.00

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