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The Orphanage Bathroom Renovation is Officially Completed!

From the Tamara Lackey Blog: We are thrilled to announce that the orphanage bathroom renovation that has been in process for nearly two months is finally, totally, beautifully completed!! When we first announced this Beautiful Together project, we weren’t sure exactly how long it would take or what kind of complications we might run into, […]

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Partnering with Make Your Mark in Ethiopia

From the Tamara Lackey Blog: When we founded Beautiful Together, our 501(c)(3) all-volunteer, non-profit organization focused on supporting children without families, we knew that one of the benefits of doing this type of work would be meeting others who were doing similar work. We knew we would want to partner with a few key organizations and […]

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The Brand New Orphanage Portrait Gallery

From the Tamara Lackey Blog:   Last week I wrote about my concept for a portrait photography gallery for the Kidane Mehret orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  And I spent two full weeks photographing the approximately 65 children who live in this orphanage with the intention of creating this gallery, feeling a strong desire to create it for a few reasons. First, […]

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Orphanage Renovation – Bathroom Nearly Complete

The orphanage renovation project for the bathroom areas is nearly complete! This downstairs one is almost finished, and the upstairs one is about 90% there. We should be finished with everything in just a few days. It’s great to see such amazing progression on the ground here in Ethiopia. Have never been so thrilled to see brand new working toilets in our lives ; )

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Portrait Gallery for The Orphanage

This little boy waits excitedly outside one of the areas we’re renovating so he can use a brand new bathroom stall. There’s been a ton done on this project already, and tomorrow we start on tile replacement and painting.

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Orphanage Bathroom(s) Renovation PROGRESS

These are definitely some rough visuals,  no doubt – but as our team strips the bathroom of what the children at this orphanage have been using for years, we are thrilled about the simple dignity of clean, new bathroom fixtures. After all is torn out and the new equipment is installed, we can move on […]

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Kids Helping Kids – Myers Children Raise $200

HUGE THANK YOU! We want to thank the four Myers children who raised $200 from hosting multiple lemonade/cookie stands, accepting donations for orphans in Africa. They often explained to “customers” that their family is in the process of adopting and they had been learning about the great needs in Africa and wanted to help. They […]

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Kidane Mehret Orphanage Renovation Is Underway!

(Literally!) broke ground on the first phase of our bathroom renovation projects at Kidane Mehret orphanage in Ethiopia. Lots more to go but the work is officially underway! The project will include renovating 7 bathrooms and making small upgrades to the kitchen. Including: Replacing the toilet stalls and pipes Repairing the water damage Applying a […]

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Summer 2015 Campaign
New Bathroom for Kidane Mehret

Donate Today! Kidane Mehret Orphanage – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Bathroom Renovation and Sanitary Improvement Project Budget: $7,500 Our 2015 Summer Campaign is dedicated to supporting Kidane Mehret Orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  We are raising funds to purchase needed supplies for this orphanage that currently supports over 60 children of various ages. And to maximize local economic […]

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We are (socially) growing!

Beautiful Together is building a caring and engaged community on Facebook, where we are sharing updates and information regularly. We’d love for you to come be our friend.   We are also now on Twitter, posting as BTogetherDotOrg. We initially had to shrink the name to fit Twitter’s username count limit, but we kinda love […]

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