This is the week where you wonder how everything or anything in life gets done! The hustle, the bustle and programs every night. The joy in your heart and the ache in your legs. Cooking and cleaning and wrapping and baking! Sounds like reindeer names. Then the message is loud and clear from the Board of LOVE Takes Root: WE NEED TO RAISE THE REST OF THE MONEY TO FINISH THE SCHOOL. Just when I was ready to pack up the computer and close the lid I realize the commercialism of my life and the reality of the lives the children we [...]
LOVE Take Root Board Member Sean Barry and his family are doing a long-term mission trip at La Concorde this winter. They are working hard to mentor leadership at La Concorde into self sustainability and financial independence. Here is insight to the Start of this mission. Despite the lack of the comforts that we took for granted in the United States, like consistent running water, electricity and easy communication - we are loving our time in Jacmel - more than we could have imagined. There have been so many moments - like hundreds of moments- when I realized that I [...]
We have raised enough money to start the walls of the Secondary School. The vision of the school opening September 2016 is a reality. These walls will give the opportunity of education to all of our children at La Concorde and many more children in the community. LOVE Takes Root thanks all those who have given their $176 to make this happen. We now ask as you sit around the dinner table this Holiday Season and share our 176 Fundraiser with Family and Friends! We can make a difference. Giving is so much greater than getting. Enjoy!