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Hurricane Matthew DisasterHaiti has once again been devastated by natural disaster. Hurricane Matthew flattened homes, buildings, crops, and took many lives. Immediate food supplies, clean water, and shelter are needed. Help to prevent further devastation and an imminent cholera outbreak by assisting the people of Haiti to access the necessities they require and to rebuild their lives.YOUR HELP IS NEEDED, PLEASE DONATE TODAY!
What is a Project?
FOTOCAN One and Two Week ProjectsEvery year, we organize travel to some of the nine homes in order for Canadians to experience life in our homes and financially assist the homes through donations given. Each team member works in conjunction with the staff of the home to initiate and complete work projects needed for the home to function independently. Some of these projects may include providing food or clothing or other necessities for the children, maintenance of some of the equipment and machinery used in everyday life or providing structures from schools to sidewalks as needed by each individual home. Some of our board members have volunteered their services to lead these teams (Country Co-ordinators) in each country and the selection of the countries we travel to varies annually. Your donation includes flight and accommodations, most meals and transportation to and from the home in country…A receipt for income tax purposes is issued as per Revenue Canada Guidelines There are opportunities in each country to do some cultural excursions at an extra cost.
Upcoming Projects in Winter 2018 for our homes will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2017.
Here’s what you missed from this year’s projects!
We are thankful to our wonderful 5000+ volunteers.
$ 17 000 000+ in donations.
Our mission is to give life.
Making a Difference One Life at a Time
We help through fundraising, sponsorship and volunteer efforts in conjunction with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) Friends of the Orphans Canada has helped to support projects at the NPH homes in Latin America and the Caribbean.
We are proud to assist over 3 500 children in our NPH homes
We facilitate sponsorships which provide direct financial assistance to the orphanage and enhance the childrens' lives with a loving connection outside the orphanage.
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The project for 2014 was the Visitors Casa. Team members assisted with various smaller projects in the school, the visitors house, the children's home, the farm and the grounds. Learn More
Our first group of volunteers travelled to the home in the Dominican Republic in 2006. Learn More
Although there are no plans to send Fotocan volunteers to El Salvador in the near future, new sponsorships are always welcome. For more information call the Fotocan office.
Since 2001 FOTOCAN has been actively involved in the construction of a home just outside Parramos.Learn More
Phase 1 of the new perimeter wall on the property is finished. This project, at a cost of $90,000US. Learn More
Our first building trip to Honduras will take place from March 4 to March 18, 2016. Learn More
Although there are no plans to send Fotocan volunteers to Mexico in the near future, new sponsorships are always welcome. For more information call the Fotocan office.
Our first group of volunteers traveled to the site in 2010 to visit and re-introduce the Canadians to Nicaragua NPH after the volcano eruption. Learn More
Our first group of volunteers travelled to the Peru home in 2008 to build facilities for future volunteer groups including bathrooms and showers adjacent to the existing farmhouse on the property. Learn More
Become a Volunteer
The Friends International Volunteer Program sends qualified individuals, to support the staff and children living in the homes of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos.
As a volunteer, you will: Impact children's lives. Play an integral role in the growing NPH family. Provide encouragement and support to those who need it most. Improve your Spanish, French or Creole skills. Live in and experience a foreign culture. Make friends with volunteers from around the world. Learn More.Click HERE to view the Travel Form