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CENTRAL AMERICA FOUNDATION FOR RURAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT's Fundraiser:

My Run for CAFRED

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THE STORY:

"Going to School Shouldn't Have to be Dangerous!"

These children live in a remote mountain village called Los Arevalos. This area of high-elevation coffee plantations in El Salvador is extremely prone to earthquakes and heavy rain, exposing the children's current school to imminent danger of devastating mudslides. 

My name is Andrea Vergara, and I am a proud Salvadoran living and working in Washington, DC, who wants to make a difference in the lives of some very special "cipotes" living in my home country. ["Cipotes" (see-poh'- tais), is an affectionate Salvadoran word for "children".]

After a typical rainstorm here, these kids must start their school day by shoveling mud from their classrooms -instead of learning.

Let's help change this! I will be running in the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon in Washington, D.C., on October 6, 2013, to raise money for the Central America Foundation for Rural Educational Development (CAFRED). These donations will help build a new and safe school for our cipotes!

CAFRED partners with communities to give children living in vulnerable conditions the opportunity to receive a quality education and improve their lives and their communities. CAFRED's fourth school will be in El Salvador in Los Arevalos. We want to give these kids the chance to spend their precious school day learning - free of fear!
 

Our goal is to raise a total of $7,000USD and your donation will build the first classroom of three.

Training for this marathon has already begun, and our spirits are high! There is nothing left to do but to ask for your support for “My Run for CAFRED”. Click on the button to the right to donate! Meet us at the finish line on October 6th and let's support CAFRED. Follow us on Twitter @MyRun4CAFRED.

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I am Maria Luisa Hayem, a Salvadoran citizen currently living in Washington, D.C. I studied business and economics at the Escuela Superior de Economia y Negocios in El Salvador, hold a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and currently work for a development bank. Volunteering, by giving back to my country, is one of my favorite hobbies. I invite you to join me in trying to make the difference!

Thanks for supporting My Run for CAFRED and helping vulnerable kids in El Salvador have access to safe schooling. We still have a couple of weeks to keep training and be able to finish the 13.1 miles, but also to get to the goal of raising $7000.00. Please support us in reaching this goal by donating and letting others know about this great initiative that will change the lives of many. 

 

http://www.cafred.org/donate

 

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$9,257

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ana Reyes

    $40

  • Ann Lencioni

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Peter

    $20

  • Patricia

    $100

  • Kirby Behr and Jody Curtis

    $300

  • Camilo Zarta

    $80

  • "Cheers to Los Cipotes"

    $1,017

  • cami z

    $20

  • Victor

    $30

  • Vic H.

    $40

  • Lissette V.

    $30

  • paul and helen koether

    $200

  • Momo

    $30

  • PC

     

  • Zaras & Neudorfer Architects

    $350

  • Juan Jose D

    $100

  • Juan Cuellar

    $30

  • Bill H.

     

  • Urban Taste LLC T/A TAKEATEASY

    $1,025

  • Patricia Diaz Gil

    $20

  • Ana Pilato

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Tanish

    $30

  • Chino

    $40

  • Trini Vergara

    $20

  • Fritz Vergara

    $20

  • Jamie Schulte

     

  • carolina

     

  • Mondoñedo City

    $20

  • nina

    $20

  • Patty B.

    $50

  • Amanda Esquivel Olivan

    $100

  • Sam Dib

    $50

  • Margarita Kergin

    $25

  • Teo Tagwerker

    $100

  • Dámaris Brown

    $50

  • RM

    $10

  • Lee Urquijo

    $20

  • Carlos y Vicky Cuellar

    $40

  • Peter

    $100

  • Jochi

    $35

  • Mary

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Gabriela Colocho

     

  • Admirador

     

  • Marta Patricia Aparicio

    $10

  • Samir and Maria Luisa

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Ana Pilato

    $1,000

  • Zoe Waller

    $50

  • Lisa M.

    $50

  • Cantaloupe

    $50

  • Greg Watson

    $25

  • Liz Fuller

    $20

  • Emma Falsey

    $50

  • Peter Griffin

    $300

  • Rosemarie

    $50

  • Tio Oso

    $25

  • Tio Oso/ Tio Jose

    $25

  • Angel Foundation

    $200

  • Los Kiddos

     

  • Norah Sullivan

    $25

  • Gabriela Tercero

    $20

  • Sofia and Bianca HB

    $50

  • Alfredo y Maria Eugenia Roman

    $50

  • Shannon

    $20

  • John Mead

    $50

  • Colleen Larson

    $50

  • Jorge Martinez

    $50

  • DM

    $20

  • M&M

    $20

  • Nadine Folkes

    $25

  • Maruja, Bea, Alber y el resto...

    $70

  • German Lucarelli

    $1,200

  • Nour Dib

    $50

  • Spiros Servos

    $25

  • Gladys Guerber

    $50

  • Viki

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Veronica Vela

    $100

  • Tu hermana!

    $60

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132% Raised of $7,000 Goal

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The Team: $9,257 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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CENTRAL AMERICA FOUNDATION FOR RURA...

Amount Raised

$5,407

 

77% Raised of $7,000 Goal

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German Lucarelli

Amount Raised

$1,200

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Maria Luisa Hayem Breve

Amount Raised

$1,075

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Juan Carlos Pleitez

Amount Raised

$720

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Ann Lencioni

Amount Raised

$450

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Angel Foundation

Amount Raised

$200

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Jessica Olivan

Amount Raised

$155

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Heather Waller

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Tu hermana!

Tu hermana!

DONATION: $60

Happy Birthday morena. Tienes un gran corazón. Te quiero mucho. 3 years ago

Veronica Vela

Veronica Vela

DONATION: $100

GOOD LUCK PRIMO!!!! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $200

3 years ago

Viki

Viki

DONATION: $75

3 years ago

Gladys Guerber

Gladys Guerber

DONATION: $50

Please accept this small donation as a gift from Gladys Guerber in honor of her 90th birthday. Sincerely, Helen K 4 years ago

Spiros Servos

Spiros Servos

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Nour Dib

Nour Dib

DONATION: $50

Great cause Maria Luisa! :) 4 years ago

German Lucarelli

German Lucarelli

DONATION: $1,200

4 years ago

Maruja, Bea, Alber y el resto...

Maruja, Bea, Alber y el resto...

DONATION: $70

4 years ago

Nadine Folkes

Nadine Folkes

DONATION: $25

4 years ago