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PRINCE MINISTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
July 4, 2014

Having visited The Fold Children's Home in South Africa two years ago, I can say confidently that all donations are gratefully received and used to the max! Paul and Micky Prince have sacrificially given their all, both their resources and their lives, to improving the lot of these needy children. Two years ago, my husband and I purchased and delivered school supplies to The Fold, in conjunction with a hunting trip to the area. Then, again last year, I sent a former student to The Fold for the summer, and had her bring a big suitcase full of clothing, school supplies, and toys for the children. The goal is to someday be able to conduct daily school classes at The Fold, as it is often difficult to afford to send them in to the nearest town for their education. The Fold relies on volunteers to help tutor the children, and to provide recreational opportunities for them. Any efforts beyond personal volunteers to help support this worthy act of love are greatly appreciated. One day, these children will grow up and begin to pay it forward, thus improving the lives of a new generation in South Africa.

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make it easier to get the word out and to have more donations pouring in. They do a great job with their monthly newsletters and social media, and it would be great if more volunteers could have partial funding to come to South Africa and donate their time and expertise.

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2013

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PRINCE MINISTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
September 5, 2013

Having visited The Fold Children's Home in the Limpopo region of South Africa over a year ago, my husband and I were impressed with the amazing work done by Paul & Micky Prince. They have dedicated their lives to the betterment of the lives of children in that region, who have been either orphaned or left to fend for themselves in a very difficult economic situation.

We have donated money, gently used clothing, school supplies, and other necessities to The Fold, and I can honestly say that every donation has been directed to the needs of the children, one hundred percent!

In addition, I encouraged and helped to send a former student of mine to also volunteer at The Fold for an extended stay, and she came away with inspiration to continue the work began by the Princes. A visit to The Fold changes ones world view--guaranteed!

The Prince Ministry practices good stewardship of any donations received, and they are constantly networking with individuals and organizations to further their work among the children. Amazing results have already occurred, and more to follow with added support.

I can't rave enough about the wonderful work taking place with the Prince Ministry in South Africa.

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Perhaps establishing additional support teams in the United States to help get the word out, to organize fund raising, and to network with the team on the ground in South Africa.

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2013

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PAUL PRINCE MINISTRIES INCORPORATED
April 6, 2013

I would like to nominate The Fold Orphanage in the Limpopo region of south Africa for this award. Founded and run by Paul & Micky Prince, they are meeting the needs of a growing number of children in the bush of South Africa. They presently have two homes occupied by eight children and a house mother each, and another home to open in the near future. Their goal is to eventually have eight homes on the property, which they purchased themselves. The Princes are from the U.S. and have devoted the remainder of their lives to the mission of helping the helpless children of S. Africa. My husband and I have personally visited this orphanage on a recent trip to South Africa. It was very evident that their heart was in the right place--they do a great job of making their needs known to those in the States and also in-country and have a constant stream of volunteers coming to help on a short-term basis. In fact, I was so moved after our visit that I am now preparing and mentoring a former student of mine to possibly go to South Africa this summer on a short-term missions trip to The Fold. I heartily recommend The Fold of South Africa for any awards/financial assistance you may be able to render. Please don't hesitate to contact me for future references or if you have questions.

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2012

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PRINCE MINISTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
November 6, 2012

My husband and I visited The Fold when on an African Safari in May, 2012. The professional hunters at Kawalata Wilderness supported them and have urged all hunters coming to South Africa to bring school supplies and other necessities for the children at The Fold. Upon visiting The Fold, we were impressed with the alll-consuming desire of the Princes to meet the needs of the children. We immediately sensed the passion they both felt for giving these children a home, an education, and a hope for the future. Their ability to network to get things done is amazing! It seems that they always have volunteers coming and going to help the children. I wish we could have stayed awhile to help them out! I find myself looking back at photos of the kids. Any support that they can receive, both monetarily and through volunteers, helps the children IMMEDIATELY!

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Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Donor