O.J.H.A.E.D.’s After School Program

In March 2013, we met with the board members over an organization called Organisation Des Jeunes Haitiens Pour Aiden Les Enfants Demuins (O.J.H.A.E.D), which translates to Haitian Youth Organization for Destitute Children. They are wanting to start an after-school program for 29 children.  O.J.H.A.E.D. helps children who go to government school with supplies, food, bags, uniforms,

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Children Are Our Future

There are many people that help shape the lives of the sweet children Magic Beans has had the joy to meet. Most of these remarkable adults teach and care for these children with no compensation. Donations ensure that the teachers are recognized for all their hard work and dedication. A small salary of $25 per

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Magic Beans: The Backstory

I wanted to share with you all a blog written by Rebecca Cicione with Soles4Souls. This is a Q&A between myself (April Cooper) and Rebecca about my trip to Haiti in Sept. 2012 with S4S & Magic Beans. If you’re just now joining us, this is the backstory. http://blog.soles4souls.org/2013/03/from-sokoma-to-magic-beans-how-s4s-inspired-a-new-nonprofit/      

Food for a Month for House of Hope!

Our dear friend, Dehvon Young, contacted us and wanted to create a painting and donate to our cause. She felt the need to do more with her talents, and after prayerful contemplation, she decided to donate the majority of the sales from numerous paintings to charity. After telling her about House of Hope, we both

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L.I.F.E – Language Institute French & English

We were fortunate enough to meet the students at L.I.F.E on our March 2013 trip to Haiti. We had a meet and greet and the teens who were able to speak English stood up and asked me various questions. Anything they wanted to ask, they did. Several students who spoke English very well were confident

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