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Issue 2, Vol. 1
 Serving In The Dominican Republic 
February 2014
President's Message
Dear " . $Name .",

Saludos (Greetings) and Welcome to 2014!

There has been a lot of hustle and bustle here in the Dominican Republic over the last month.

Project Mañana was honored to host two teams of people from the United States who came to serve and meet their sponsored children.

We also announced two BIG projects: Project Mañana's Private School and The Hope Center.

I am more excited and energized than ever with what God is doing through the dedication of our team and sponsors throughout the world!

Please visit Project Mañana's website for more information on how you can partner with Project Mañana; including child sponsorship.

Working Together Today For An Eternal Tomorrow™


Brian Berman, President & Founder

Sponsor A Child - Today!

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The Hope Center

Construction Has Begun on Project Mañana's Private School

VIDEO: FreewayIn October 2012, Project Mañana expanded its services into Villa González -- a severely impoverished community where food is scarce and there is no clean drinking water.

In addition, there is a severe lack of education; as there are no schools in the community. The closest school is a dangerous 30-minute walk on a busy freeway (watch this video), so many parents have chosen not to send their children to school.

Project Mañana quickly realized that opening a school in the community was one of the most obvious and critical needs -- And, on January 13, 2014 we began construction!

The four-classroom facility is being constructed by converting an existing duplex housing unit. There is also a large play yard in the back. Project Mañana plans to open the doors in August 2014 to provide classes for 50 students (Pre-K to 3rd grade). As more funds become available, Project Mañana plans to add additional grades (and students!) each year.

There are still many children in the community who dream on attending school, but they need YOUR help. Please partner with Project Mañana and sponsor a child; so they can attend school!

Project Mañana's Private School
Project Mañana's Private School
Tearing down existing walls
Tearing down existing walls

Building an add-on for a 4th classroom
Building an add-on for a 4th classroom

Demolition in of the existing  kitchen and working on the electricity
Demolition in of the existing kitchen
and working on the electricity

Putting up new panel walls
Putting up new panel walls

Putting up new panel walls
Putting up new panel walls

Scarves Are Changing Lives in the Dominican Thanks to Kaicey Weber

Kaicey Weber and her scarves

Meet Kaicey Weber; an incredible young lady with a talent to make scarves.

Kaicey had a dream to visit the Dominican Republic to serve with Project Mañana, however she didn't know how she would fund her trip.

Here is Kaicey's story, in her own words...

"There was never a defined point in my life when I realized that God was truly using me. I simply sat by and waited for my “story” to begin without realizing that I was already a few chapters into it.

I believe that God uses every moment in our life for something bigger. I couldn’t tell you exactly when my story started, but I do know that a simple talent changed everything.

Funding a trip to go to the Dominican Republic was a daunting task. I didn’t know where to start or how I was going to earn the money. I had recently taught myself how arm knit scarves, and I began to think that maybe I could use them to help me with my trip. I posted a message on Facebook that I was going to the Dominican this summer and I was selling scarves for $20 to help me fund my trip. I figured a few people would buy them and it might pay for a small chunk of my trip. I never imagined what God would do with one dream and a simple idea.

One of our ministers at my church, Keith Wilson, heard about what I was doing and asked me if he could share my story with the members of our church. I attended church the following Sunday and sat in the front row, arm knitting a few scarves while I listened to Keith preach. It was amazing to see how God began to move throughout our church.

After the service, people surrounded me with so much love and encouragement. I was completely blown away. A line began to form of people who wanted to order scarves, give me donations for my trip, or tell me about how I was an inspiration!

Despite all the kind words, I still didn’t feel like I was anything special. I was just making scarves and hoping that I would earn enough money to go to the Dominican. God was doing the rest. At the end of the day, I had sold 60 scarves and earned enough money, just in donations, for my whole trip. I couldn’t believe how much the people at our church could love, and I was truly inspired.

After that day, I set up a Facebook page called Scarves for the Dominican, and sat back and watched as my scarf sales skyrocketed. More and more orders for my scarves were rolling in, and more and more people were encouraging me with how God was going to use me on this trip. After about a month of selling scarves, I had sold 229 scarves! Not only did I have enough money for one trip this summer, but I have earned enough to go on a few other trips as well.

However, my story didn't there...

Keith Wilson’s daughter, Macayla, took an interest in my scarves and asked me if I would teach her how to make them. After about an hour “class” Macayla had mastered the art of scarf making, and kept some yarn so she could practice. A few days later, Keith told me about how Macayla wanted to make and sell scarves so she could sponsor a child in the Dominican. I couldn’t believe that I had influenced a 10 year old to want to help other and love so recklessly.

I continue to see God how is working -- and moving -- and building on something that was just a small idea. I feel like God has something BIG in store for me in the Dominican this summer, and I know that my heart already resides there. My hope is that people realize that I’m nothing really special. I am just a 17 year old girl that acted on a dream and let God do the rest.

Big things can happen when you follow what God. Trust me; He will lead you somewhere amazing

Kaicey Weber
Kaicey Weber
Kaicey with her family
Kaicey with her family

Scarves! The finished product
Scarves! The finished product

Kaicey's student, Macayla, and her scarves
Kaicey's student, Macayla, and her scarves

Partner With Project Mañana To Build "The Hope Center"
The Hope Center

Connect With Project Mañana's Social Networks
Did you know that 95% of Project Mañana's supporters stay connected with our efforts online and through electronic communication?

Knowing that, Project Mañana is working hard to deliver information, updates, and news in several areas of social media, including: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram!

Please take a minute to visit each of these social sites and "join" or "subscribe" to ensure you receive the latest information and updates on how your partnership is helping to change the lives of children in the Dominican Republic.

Do you have a social media idea? Please share it with us!


 Project Mañana Needs Your Help!
Project Mañana is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to sharing the gospel by empowering local churches and individuals to build lasting relationships with impoverished children, their families and communities through nutrition, education, and discipling.

We achieve our goals through charitable donations and child sponsorship, which unites children in need with individual sponsors who wish to address the children's immediate and basic needs. Sponsorship gives poor children the tools and opportunities necessary for success by providing benefits and supporting programs for each child - primarily in the areas of education and nutrition.

  Project Mañana International is a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization.
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