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Place of Hope

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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Garden of Hope

Our beautiful garden of hope is now abundant with fresh vegetables… … all planted and taken care of by our elderly, who show much pride in their achievement.  The fresh broccoli, onions, herbs and cauliflower are delicious with scrambled eggs that are served for breakfast.  Corn will soon be ready to harvest. Beans are planted […]

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True Christmas Spirit, Love and Generosity

The Christmas Party at Place of Hope was a huge success! Our two Indigenous cooks at Place of Hope prepared a wonderful lunch to feed our elderly poor and those in need. We served 140 people – some arrived around 8:00am for a light breakfast and just waited for a hot lunch. Some of these […]

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October Update 2017 – A Fruitful Month

September has been a wonderful month in serving our poor elderly and anyone in need. We managed a couple of surprises for the enjoyment of our less fortunate.   One of our volunteers arranged for a movie to be shown at Place of Hope on September 14th after breakfast – Charlie Chaplin in “The Kid”. We […]

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Wonderful Generosity

Wow! July started out with many opportunities to help our poor elderly and those in need. JetBlue airlines donated two round trip tickets for travel from Quito to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and back to Quito – value at least $700. Raffle tickets will be available within the near future. JetBlue also donated walking canes and […]

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TIME Performs Again!

June 2017 Update Great news!   Our last update had a video showing our successful fund-raising Pancake Breakfast, and featuring the band TIME. TIME will perform again on June 23, 2017 at 7:00pm in the grand theatre, owned by the Municipality of Cotacachi, capacity of 300 people.   Tickets are only $3.00 each and you have […]

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Cotacachi Pancake Breakfast (March 25, 2017) What am I doing as an 80-year-old single woman living in a foreign country? Am I out of my mind? Sometimes that is good, because I’m sure out of my comfort zone. My heart is beating rapidly and my hands feel sweaty as I mentally go over all the preparations […]

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Serving Hope – May Update

Serving With Hope, Fun and Compassion We had a Rock Painting party in the last week of April, and 35 people from our kitchen brought 45 rocks. They were filled with joy and enthusiasm and many painted very artistic rocks for our flower garden. Three of our volunteers assisted them in this fun project. We are […]

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