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    • “Our Children” (Lifesong serves) will have: 1. No want for food, clothing, medical care, or shelter. 2. Fundamental Christian training and discipleship. 3. A quality education to provide a foundation for the future. 4. Continued love and support as they transition into adult living.A glimpse into the Lifesong-Zambia school http://vimeo.com/16693372 1. Feeding Center @ School - feeds 210 children two nutritious meals each day (the only school in the community that does this): • Breakfast – porridge, bread with peanut butter/jam, tea with milk, juice • Lunch – nshima, fish, vegetables, hamburger/sausage, beans and rice, eggs 2. Newly installed Computer Lab! 12 student computers & 1 teacher computer, connected via LAN. Complete w/ Windows, Open Office, Adobe, internet access, web content & virus protection, etc. “Simply giving this person money is treating the symptoms rather than theunderlying disease and will enable him to continue with his lack of self-discipline… abetter solution would be to develop a relationship that says; We are here to walk withyou and to help you use your gifts and abilities to avoid being in this situation in thefuture” ~ When Helping Hurts (Brian Fikkert) PO Box 40 P 202 N Ford St Gridley, IL 61744 phone 309 747 3556 www.lifesongfororphans.org Bringing Joy and Purpose to Orphans
    • Lifesong Farms – strawberry business overview 1.1.Watch “Brush to Berries” video to see how this strawberry farm business began! - http://vimeo.com/25515879Goals: • Provide self-worth & dignity for our kids’ caregivers • Future employment for our kids - continued love & support • Develop self-sustainability (profits help fund operations costs)CURRENT Year Forecast:Year 1 (1.2 Acre Plot)Income Units Price Income Fresh Sales 14,212 $2.50 $35,529 Jam Units 2,277 $3.14 $7,138 Total $42,667Expense Farming Production $15,500 Jam Production $2,711 Marketing/Transport/Misc $8,800 Total $27,011 Net Margin $15,656 Margin/Acre $13,047 Acres Margin/Acre Net Year 2 5 $10,000 $50,000 Year 3 11 $10,000 $110,000 PO Box 40 P 202 N Ford St Gridley, IL 61744 phone 309 747 3556 www.lifesongfororphans.org Bringing Joy and Purpose to Orphans
    • 2 Year Expansion Plan: October 2011 – September 2012 Grow to 5 acres Production *3 acres at Lifesong Farm *2 acres at Boy’s Ranch Add Processing, Worker Facility at Lifesong Farm October 2012 – September 2013 Grow to 11 Acres Production *5 acres at Lifesong Farm *6 acres at Boy’s Ranch Add Worker Facility and Security at Boys Ranch Changed Lives • William - http://vimeo.com/18767945 • Future Leaders - http://vimeo.com/6572378Our Need/Request:’11 Zambia Orphan Care Initiatives:1 Added Class Decision (fully 4 Classrooms x $15,000 to build each room $60,000 funded) Computer Lab room 3 Classes (35 kids in each class) Added costs for addl 35 children (meals, medical, teachers, etc) $30,000 (fully2 Farm Transport Vehicle - for strawberry farm $15,000 funded) (fully3 strawberry- cooling facility, packaging, jam processing facility & restrooms $30,000 funded) (fully4 Campus renewal (fresh paint, landscaping) $15,000 funded) Current DailyCare /Oper Cost (2 meals/day, teachers, nurse, medical care, 55%5 school supplies) $180,000 funded TOTAL NEED: (Capital & Daily Care/Operations) $330,000 Total 2011 Zambia donations (to date): $206,000 Funding Still Needed: $124,000 PO Box 40 P 202 N Ford St Gridley, IL 61744 phone 309 747 3556 www.lifesongfororphans.org Bringing Joy and Purpose to Orphans