Tuesday, February 27, 2007

New pictures

Thank you to everyone who brought down the lanterns. Mark and Susan now say that the children have some light to see at night. They were very much appreciated.

This link is to a picture story that was done by Jill a Co Co View guest. It captures the reason we are trying to make a difference.



Friday, February 09, 2007

Roatan Children's Home

Urgent need.

This email is by Mark Schuler, the House Parent at the Children's Home. Here is a link http://www.coleman.com/coleman/colemancom/detail.asp?product_id=5375-750&categoryid=1045
RECO, the electric company on Roatan has serious operational and financial woes. Several nights a week, they cut lights for hours at a time, and the ladies at the home are at wits end; it is tough to manage the kids when you can see them, and even tougher when you can’t. Would it be possible for someone to bring us about 6 nice, bright halogen or metal halide battery powered lanterns that we could have here for use during the outages? We have looked all over the island, and all I have been able to find is kerosene lamps, which I am reluctant to buy for safety reasons. If this could be worked out, it would be a huge help, and THANKS!!