"It's not because a child has less that he or she deserves less"
THE RIGHT TO A FAMILY
FROM BELGIUM TO ARGENTINA
The Emmanuel Foundation is a non-profit organisation, independant of any religious denomination. Based in La PLata, the NGO supports and accompanies hundreds of families living in poverty. The aim of the Foundation is to acknoledge and reinforce children's right to live within a family structure. The idea and the model of the NGO was born here in Belgium. Created in 1985, the Foundation received from its origins the constant support from its Belgian branch.
What children call "HOME" is more than just four walls and a roof. When a child asks for home, (s)he asks for a healthy place where (s)he feels safe and where he can grow up surrounded by people who love him and take care of him. Home is not only a place, it's also a feeling. The feeling that you're understood, accepted and supported. Home is where your heart is and where FAMILY is all around.
But what happens when this family cannot deal with the situation?
What happens when parents are - for medical, social or psychological reasons – not able to offer a child what he or she needs?
That's when The Fundacion Emmanuel steps in!
We offer a secure environment that encourages the children to grow up harmoniously and become more self-confident, without losing the contact with their parents and family.
To reach those goals
- We built the Center Tia Kiki. This Center welcomes each day 115 children and offer them some food and several activities. The main activities are: homework assistance, language lessons, informatics classes, music classes, reading classes, sport, art classes, acrobatic classes,... The Center has also opened a kinder garden to welcome children in early infancy. The Center provides help for the parents like professional training workshops (for example electricity classes), reading and writing classes, parenthood advices,... Last but not least, the Center also offers non-violence programs and sex education classes for adolescents.
-The Foundation has innovated a model of solidarity action. The association trains volunteer families and give them the means to foster children while respecting to preserve the ties between children and their family of origin.
We strongly believe that, when people join their forces for a good purpose, each dream can become true… Ours is to make family life a reality for all children, not just a privilege for some.
To enable life in family for each child, to offer a secure environment that stimulate the development and fulfilment of the children, to promote a change of attitude in the families in difficulty, to facilitate the supportive and complementary net between families.
30 cents per day, 10 euros per month is the amount we need to offer the children that supportive environment.
For us it is hardly nothing, for them it can make all the difference.
Ho Ho Ho, ... 2020
Soon, ... the wonderful atmosphere of Christmas will be back and it will be time to book your very special Christmas tree, with the Emma Fundacion of course !
Bringing laughter and happiness to many children in need in Argentina remains our very 1st objective, especially within the covid-19 pandemic.
In order to make the Christmas dazzle come back again, the team of volunteers are aiming, with your support, at selling an amazing amount of X-mas trees this winter.
As usual, sizes vary from small Nordman trees (under 100 cm) to medium ones (100/150 or 150/200 cm) and larger ones (above 200 cm). Delivery can be chosen according to your agenda and facilities.
All benefits will be sent to the Fundacion Emmanuel in Argentina so lots of children in need will also enjoy a wonderful X-mas in a joyful environment.
Order now, and help us making this winter another record breaking one !