We here at Project Pueblo want to thank you so much for choosing to donate to our organization. Every little bit counts. The Navajo people are so wonderful. If you guys want to know a little more, what we do is that we bring students (and anyone else who wants to come!) to the Navajo nation to stay with a Navajo family and do whatever projects they need us to do. We often do a lot of building of homes, repair work, and other misc tasks, as there are a lot of old people, and very few young working hands to help them out. We are currently looking to install water systems and bathrooms, since there have been many cases of death of older people who go outside at night to go to their outhouses. Even though many don't have running water or electricity, they are so rich in culture and spirit, and I really admire their strength. All our money goes to the families, and whatever other things they need. I actually got involved with this organization because of its grassroots nature - we talk directly to families, and contact them ourselves! There is no staff that gets paid, and we do our best to save as much money as we can, so that we can give it to the families there. We're still a relatively new group, since the Bennett freeze was only lifted a couple years ago, but we hope that we can make as much of a difference as we can.
If you'd like to know more about the Bennett Freeze, LA times has made a great slideshow of it. It features Larry Gordy, who is actually a good friend of ours!http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld ... .htmlstory
Thanks so much!
Co-director, Project Pueblo Berkeley Chapterannayap@projectpueblo.orgwww.projectpueblo.org