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Marjorie MacArthur O.

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Review for Village2Village Project, Inc., Fishers, IN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I've been associated with Village2Village Project for many years. Throughout that time, I have seen them consistently work to bring life-changing improvement to children. V2V kids receive the training needed to become self-sustaining adults, to pursue a deep and genuine faith, and to understand the importance of using what they've been given to benefit others; they become emissaries of hope. It has been extremely encouraging to see how the V2V staff have stepped up during the pandemic, working together and thinking creatively about ways to continue to provide meals and home schooling supplies, not only to sponsored children, but also to a great many others in the area. I love this organization!

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for Village2Village Project, Inc., Fishers, IN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

For 16 years Village2Village Project has been making a lasting impact on the lives of children in Uganda and on the communities in which they live.

V2V provides so much more than the bare necessities of food, clothing and schooling - each child is given individual guidance and mentoring, the warmth of belonging to a caring community, and an understanding of the redeeming love of Jesus.

Because V2V continues to support sponsored children through vocational training or a university education, they are able to reach their full potential, not only becoming self-sufficient, but having the capacity to give back to their families and community.

This is an organization I am honored to be a part of!

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for Village2Village Project, Inc., Fishers, IN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Village2Village Project has made a significant impact in rural Uganda by providing love and assistance to children orphaned by violence or HIV/AIDS.

One of the most exciting - and unique - aspects of this program is that support for sponsored children doesn't end when they turn 18; they are given guidance and financial provision to complete university or vocational training, enabling them to be not only self-sufficient, but to serve and strengthen their communities. One instance of this is of program graduates returning to work with current sponsored children to plan and build latrines for the village school, teaching concrete skills in areas such as project management, community relations, and construction while modeling the concept of social responsibility, or "paying it forward."

The infrastructure is small and efficient, so that most donated funds go directly to the children for food, clothing, medical care, education and programming to enhance the lives of the children and their families, as well as the community at large where possible.

Role:  Board Member