DREAM PROJECT

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing, International

Location: 550 S Spinningwheel Ln % Nikole L Braue Bloomfield MI 48304 USA

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Rating: 5 stars  

I became involved with the Dream Project two years ago. The devotion of Julia Uliano to help the children and families of Mozambique convinced me to continue helping. I know of know other head of an organization to is willing to our herself in the most difficult of circumstances to better the lives of others. Also, they have excellent transparency with the Facebook page and email/snail-mail communications.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I can't think of any.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Review from Guidestar
Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

My organization, SolarCyle, partnered with the Dream Project in Pemba, Mozambique, to distribute 45 solar cookers and over 300 sanitation units to local families. As a startup organization unfamiliar with Pemba, we relied on the Dream Project to help us get set up in the local community, find families to test our novel solar cookers, help us find translators, and navigate government bureaucracies. Julie Malacusky, the local project director for the DP, went above and beyond in helping us get settled in Pemba. Beyond that, everyone at the DP was a wealth of knowledge of the local community and always willing to help us out whenever we needed. Finally, the DP center provided a great diversion as the kids were always energetic and enthusiastic and up for a game of soccer or basketball. With the help of the DP, we were able to impact the the lives of over 2000 people in the Pemba community and grow our startup organization. I could not recommend the DP more highly to anyone thinking about working or donating.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Pemba, Mozambique.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

be trying to do things as well as they already do them at the DP.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

spending time with the kids in the orphanage. They are from the poorest of the poor in Pemba and

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

enthusiastic, driven, and dedicated to making a difference in the community.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

make an unbelievable difference in the lives of impoverished and disenfranchised orphans in the developing world.

Ways to make it better...

we had realized the wealth of knowledge the staff had about the local community earlier in our pilot project!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

I honestly don't know enough about the challenges that are facing the Dream Project as a whole to comment on this question.

One thing I'd also say is that...

the DP is a great partner and cause even if you are not a non-faith based organization (we are a technology company) or faith-focused donor!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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