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trikeLifeNets supports Life Gaps School in Central Indiana which now manufactures TRIKES for disabled children in Central America http://lifenets.org/lifegaps/trike.htmlSpecial benefit concert was held in Loveland, Ohio on June 1st. $3000 was raised to fund Vinogradov Street Children's Program in in Ukraine. Click here for MORE!

cephas One of LifeNets successes in Malawi: the Jumpha Clinic We have provided medicines for 10 years. The clinic is on the border with Zambia and Mozambique and provides healthcare for people in those countries, too.

johjan September 23, 2013 update of LifeNets biggest project to date: The JohJan LifeNets Academy in Migori, Kenya that now has 220 pupils.

hyper1 Volunteer Aaron Dean assembling Hyperbaric chamber. Read story about this device that helps people with injuries and certain health conditions.

rising stars LifeNets received a donation from the Stars 4H Club in Parker Colorado that we had never heard of. The young people found our work of note and wanted to support it. We were very moved. See more THANK YOU!

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Latest LifeNets newsletter December 9, 2012

Goats Report on the LifeNets Kenya Goat Project funded by LifeNets Australia.
(posted March 9th, 2013)

Cows Kids for Cows Update. We thank children who through LifeNets help children get milk in Brazil, Azmbia and Kenya (updated March17, 2013)muf good LifeNets newest orphanage project in western Zambia. Here is Derrick Pringle of Kitwe, Zambia delivering $4000 worth of goods to orphans as well as poor Zambian/Angolan farmers.  We are very happy to be involved in working with these reliable people. (posted February 11, 2013)

LifeNets member Neil Wallis participates in 7000 km road rally driving through 7 countries in Southern Africa, giving LifeNets exposure and giving out hundreds of pairs of shoes to poor people along the way.   Great story! (posted March 1, 2013)

MOMS! (Mothers Offering Mothers Support) New LifeNets initiative to drill boreholes in African communities to help alleviate endless water transport.  (posted March 14, 2013)

Mission Statement
LifeNets is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which develops programs offering practical assistance that promote the well being ands self sufficiency of disadvantaged people throughout the world and, where possible, encourages them to pass on their LifeNets benefit to others.
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tractorThe Luker Foundation, through LifeNets, donates $10,000 for tractor to be used by Legacy Foundation in Thailand for operation in small rice paddies. We are so happy to see this be able to help more people with food security. MORE at http://lifenets.org/thailand/tractor.html  (posted July 7, 2014)

Summer 2014 Mission to "Light of Love" Mission in Ukraine (posted May 28, 2014)

Major update about work done in the Philippines by LifeNets to help Haiyan/Yolanda Typhoon victims. Almost 100 photos and short snippets of what's going on plus one YouTube clip.

Delivery of LifeNets Kids for Cows animals in Zambia. See report. Thanks to all who are making this happen.

 

Completion of fifth Summer Camp Program in Vinogradov, Ukraine. Here are some of our Ukrainain participants.  See full report here. We have been working with street children and orphans in Vinogradov since 2001. www.lifenets.org/vinogradov (posted October 3, 2013)

LifeNets drills challenging borehole in remote Nalubanda North in Zambia on July 22, 2012. Success came after dreaming about it for 12 years! Will serve up to 500 people in community.Share in our rejoicing by reading this inspiring report!

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LifeNets Wheelchair Project stories.  Read about some of the wheelchair matches that have changed people's lives.

Victor Kubik with Indiana First Lady Judy O'Bannon in Novgorod, Russia open air market. The two sales ladies were from the war-torn Dageston Republic working the bazaar to support their families back home. Read about our October, 1999 trip.

LifeNets work in the Chernobyl areais featured in the April 2006 issue of the  Rotarian magazine that goes monthly to 1.3 million Rotarians in 33,000 clubs in over 100 countries. You may also download one of these versions

With the help of Rotary, LifeNets drills borehole in Blantyre, Malawi that provides water for 1500 people.

The story of the LifeNets Izabal Project on the Atlantic side of Guatemala.  Jon and Barbara Brightman from Chicago helped many children with shoes, school supplies and school fees.

 

brazil cowsJorge de Campos returns from Brazil with great report and pictures of our growing LifeNets cattle program. Read more. (posted June 11, 2014)

Guatemala LifeNets Australia helps fund school supplies, uniforms and shoes for Guatemalan children. See photos and report. (posted May 28, 2014)

LifeNets has worked with street children and orphans in Vinogradov, Ukraine since 2001. Here is a story of one of the young ladies who we have known throughout this period of time.(posted March 8, 2014) One of our most heart-warming stories of 2013: Breathing vest for Cathy in Cape Town with Cystic Fibrosis We always appreciate reports about how the LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Program benefits children. Latest note from Malawi. You can see more about our program at http://www.lifenets.org/scholarships

Jed Sy along with her brother Jong Pilapil is serving a life sentence in the Philippines for a crime she did not commit. I visited her and Jong on July 14, 2013. They have earned great trust in prison and were allowed laptop computers that LifeNets provided. MORE. (posted January 13, 2014)After the November 8, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, LifeNets around the world has come to aid of victims. Pictured above is LifeNets affiliate in Japan sending first shipment of 1000 items of children's clothing. Follow the progress!

LifeNets Annual Report 2012 now available online.

On March 19, 2013 we established the Dennis Luker Memorial Foundation in honor of our dear friend Dennis Luker who died on March 14, 2013. Along with his wife LeeAnn they ardently supported LifeNets education projects and we would like to memorialize his life with future education initiatives.

In January 2013 we recorded these three short testimonials from our LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Fund students who tell us of their ambitions and progress. They are studying to be a doctor, social worker and school teacher--none of which would have been possible without a a Developing Nations Scholarship grant. Please take a look at the three minute YouTube video above. We thank All of God's Children 501 (c)(3) in Lansing, Michigan that has just provided $4000 towards the Zambia scholarships.  Read more!