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Review for PORTION FOR ORPHANS INC, Marshall, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have seen the conditions of orphanages in the places PFO donates to, and if you donate to the state-run orphanages, the orphans are not impacted as the money never gets to them.
However, PFO donates to non-profit organizations that are NOT state-funded, and the children see every penny of that money.
The integrity of the leadership in PFO is second to none.
The impact of PFO is life to those on the verge of death; children who need simple surgeries are able to have those surgeries because of this organization.

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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & I have assisted with evaluating orphanages.

Review for Friends of Refugees Inc, Clarkston, GA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Seyoum comes every day the Cafe is open, and we apply for jobs each time. He wants to be a security officer. He's a bit older, but I know that we will find the right job for him.
We were able to find a labor job for Misgana, even though his specialty is in IT. As we build his resume, I'm sure that he will be able to land an IT job.
Nestor says that even though there isn't a job for him yet, we encourage him by our helpfulness and persistence.
The leaders of the organization actively seek how they can help refugees, which leads to practical programs. The community garden is like a taste of home to refugees who farmed. The mommy and me literacy program partners with mothers, so that the first teacher the child has is their parent.
The organization truly helps create and train refugees how to be contributing members of society.

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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

I feel that I am contributing to society and helping others.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & I started volunteering with Friends of Refugees because I was unemployed. I helped out at Cafe Clarkston, the internet cafe. The refugees are very appreciative and I was able to help with finding jobs. I also made resumes, helped set up email accounts,.