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Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
Helping Children Worldwide
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Helping Children Worldwide

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Executive Director Sarah Newman gave a presentation to the Rotary Club of Centreville (VA) on what her organization is doing here in Northern VA and also in Sierra Leone. For more info: …

Executive Director Sarah Newman gave a presentation to the Rotary Club of Centreville (VA) on what her organization is doing here in Northern VA and also in Sierra Leone. For more info: www.HelpingChildrenWorldwide.org

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  • 1. HELPING CHILDREN WORLDWIDE
    • Child Rescue Centre
    • Mercy Hospital
    • Connections for Hope
  • 2. HELPING CHILDREN WORLDWIDE
    • Providing HOPE to impoverished children, their families and communities
    • HCW is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit started in 2003 by Floris UMC
    • Our goal is to transform the lives of impoverished children and their communities through hands-on partnerships that implement solutions and provide programs of excellence.
  • 3. WHERE HCW PROVIDES SUPPORT
  • 4. AFRICAN PROGRAMS, SIERRA LEONE
    • Child Rescue Centre
      • Started with 40 children in 2000
      • The CRC develops and transforms poverty-stricken and war-affected children into adults who become strong
      • leaders in their homes, their communities, and their country of Sierra Leone.
      • Currently 70 in residential program, 150 in child support program, and 24 in foster care program
      • 8 youth went to college this year , joining the 13 other student that are currently in university or vocational training programs
  • 5. DEVELOPING STRONG LEADERS IN SIERRA LEONE
    • 76% of the population live below the poverty line of $2 per day
    • 20% of the population has a high school education
  • 6. AFRICAN PROGRAMS, SIERRA LEONE
    • Mercy Hospital
      • Established October, 2007
      • 25 bed primary care facility, serves 900 patients a month
      • Providing the best quality medical care to Bo, Sierra Leone and the surrounding communities, regardless of ability to pay
      • Clinical and Community Based Programs:
      • HIV/AIDS
      • Malaria
      • Mobile Prenatal Outreach Care
      • Nutrition
      • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • 7. SAVING LIVES, BUILDING HOPE IN SIERRA LEONE
    • 1 in 8 women will not survive child birth
    • 1 in 5 children will not live to see their 5 th birthday
  • 8. LOCAL PROGRAMS, HERNDON
    • Connections for Hope
    • Opened February 2010
    • A partnership of non-profit organizations and other service providers that operate under one roof to provide individuals and families in need with access to an integrated array of services .
    • Working together with a shared purpose to provide services that foster self-sufficiency, good health, and education
    • Holistic approach to serving people in need in our community
    • Work more efficiently
  • 9. CONNECTIONS FOR HOPE PARTNERS
    • Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board
    • Helping Children Worldwide (umbrella organization)
    • Jeannie Schmidt Free Clinic
    • Just Neighbors
    • Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
    • Reston Interfaith
    • Vecinos Unidos/Neighbors United
    • We work better and we work smarter when we work together with a shared purpose
  • 10. QUESTIONS ? Sarah Newman, Executive Director [email_address] Helping Children Worldwide 13525 Dulles Technology Drive Suite 103 Herndon, VA 20171 Phone: 703-793-9521

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