Category Archives for "Ecuador Project Hope"

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Place of Hope – Looking Back and Moving Forward

Looking back… Micky Enright founded Place of Hope in Cotacachi, Ecuador to address the nutritional and health needs of the city’s poor and neglected indigenous elders.  Since its founding, the program has provided over 75,000 meals and become an integral part of life for hundreds of local residents who, in many cases, have little or […]

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September News at Place of Hope

Jet Blue Ticket Raffle The raffle draw for two sets of Jet Blue airline tickets was held on Thursday, September 26th at Eddy’s Cafe Rio Intag.  370 tickets were sold! Congratulations to the two winners, R. Teaver and S. Korff.  They have been contacted by email and Jet Blue will get in touch to activate […]

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An Exciting Summer Ahead

June 2019   It’s been another exciting month to share with you.  This is being sent out a little early as there will be some wonderful happenings within the next couple of months. Advance Notices… Moving forward, our annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 10th.  Please mark your calendar for a wonderful […]

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Easter Festivities at Place of Hope

Place of Hope celebrated with a traditional soup called Fanesca. It is made with grains and vegetables with 12 ingredients in honor of the twelve Apostles. Several days before the soup is prepared, our Place of Hope people shucked the corn and beans grown in our field to make the soup. We had some very […]

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March News from Place of Hope

It’s been another busy month for Place of Hope and feeding the poor elderly and those in need.  The two raffle winners from the tickets donated through JetBlue are making plans to arrive in Cotacachi. We had several visitors this month from the US.  They were impressed with meeting the people at Place of Hope. […]

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Raffle Winners, Service, and Gratitude

February 2019 Update February was a very active month with the drawing of the donated JetBlue Airline tickets.  The winners were from Dallas, TX and Tacoma, WA.  This fundraiser was a huge success, and we are very grateful to JetBlue Airlines. We are in the process of completing Place of Hope as an Ecuadorian Foundation […]

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Christmas, Blessings and News for 2019

December was a very exciting month. Our Christmas Party was on December 14, and we celebrated with a fantastic hot lunch for our elderly poor at noon. Our mother and daughter cooks along with our volunteers had a very busy morning preparing the meal. They served chicken, rice, potatoes, and a special Ecuadorian salad to 125 […]

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Blessings, Parties and Generosity

What an exciting November! On November 14th, Place of Hope became an official Ecuadorian Foundation. Congratulations were held at the government office of MIES.  Many months of paperwork were required to achieve this.  Place of Hope should receive benefits from the Ecuadorian government toward helping the people we serve. Our five Board members in the […]

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Minga Means Teamwork

Our Minga was held on September 29. Approximately thirty people were involved and the teamwork was fantastic. Our elderly breakfast people who were physically able went to work weeding our large vegetable garden. A small group spent time cleaning windows. It is a time consuming job as there are many windows in the building. Painting […]

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