Photos From the Trip

Photos From the Trip

  Click on this link to see our photo's from the trip.... http://picasaweb.google.ca/lavinjor/RenourishPhotosForBook?authkey=J1RoH3vvXBI&feat=directlink … [Read more...]

Nutri-Lawn donates soccer field to rapidly growing Dominican orphanage

Toronto, Ontario, Feb. 4 / -- Since its inception in 2003 the children at the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) orphanage in the Dominican Republic have been playing soccer on a rocky dirt field. Nutri-Lawn, a Canadian-based lawn care company, teamed up with Friends of the Orphans (FOTO) and sent eleven volunteers to the town of San Pedro de Macoris for seven days to participate in the construction … [Read more...]

We did it! Thanks to so many…

We did it! Thanks to so many…

Well, this trip was very moving to say the least. The kids on the orphanage are great kids, very respectful, well behaved and very well off as far as quality of life compared to the rest of the country. To be submerged in the poverty that surrounds the NPH property for 10 days really put things in perspective for me. When and entire village of 300 people share 2 outhouses, one with a door, that … [Read more...]

Orphanage Director Keiran Rigney

Orphanage Director Keiran Rigney gives an overview of the overall progress at the orphanage and future development plans. … [Read more...]

Last Day

We arrived back in Canada yesterday (Saturday) after a very early start, our bus left the hotel at 6am, then a 3 hours before taking off around 11am local time. Arriving back in Canada we are very thankful for a hot shower, the ability to drink directly from the faucet and to see our families not so happy to see the snow.... Here is a recap from our last day:   ????????????? … [Read more...]