Last year a combined 100 PET carts were donated by PET East Jewett, NY PET Maine Lions, PET Leighton, IA and PET Holland, MI. The following 65 photos capture the day when many were distributed.
PET International would like to thank our distribution partner Kenya Relief who successfully imported and distributed this gift of mobility. We look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.
translation from Google:
Miguel received a vehicle that costs $ 300.
SPECIAL VEHICLES give away
HEADER: Santa Cruz del Quiche
POPULATION: 953.027 HAB.
SCOPE: 8 Would 78KM2.
Santa Cruz del Quiché.
U.S. Youth volunteers are donating vehicles Personal Energy Transportation (PET) to neighbors with disabilities.
The PET are easily managed, for people with limitations can steer with your hands and can be used in all types of terrain. Also, slow and are easily adjustable wings needs.
Paul Argueta, doctor of Agape International, which operates within the regional hospital, said Kimberly Clark gave ten mobile devices.
He added that anyone who needs one may contact the care center to receive one.
PETs built since January 1, 2014 – 196
CONGRATULATIONS TO HEIFER INTERNATIONAL on its 70th Anniversary!! Heifer and PET have some common threads. Both are faith based NGO’s. Dan West, a Church
of the Brethren dairy farmer, started Heifer. Larry Hills and I were both United Methodists, and I was a dairy farmer. Both Heifer and PET have invested many of their resources in following the wars and disasters of the world. Heifer rebuilds the animal populations in areas hit by war, earthquakes, disease, floods, poverty, etc. PET rebuilds leg-handicapped lives in areas similarly hit. Continue reading
Production to date in 2014 – 146
My Bible is filled with a lot of history, wisdom, truths and insights
into human nature. It also contains a delightful gathering of stories,
poems, parables and analogies. One of my favorites is the Genesis 8 story of
the rainbow after the flood. Christianity has long called that the “Rainbow
of Hope”, giving the promise of a new start after a disaster.
From PETs Clear Customs in Laos:
|Saturday, 22 February 2014 15:31
We just received a copy of a communication from the Christian Broadcasting Network team in Laos regarding the arrival and successful distribution of our PET vehicles sent to Laos last November. What follows is an email from Gillian Chong of CBN in Laos to the offices here in the US:
From: Gillian Chong
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:48 AM
To: Oates, Ron
Cc: Palser, Jordan
Subject: RE: Von at PI is asking about container arrivals.
The shipment for Laos has already arrived and downloaded at the consignee’s warehouse on 13 January, 2014. We have started to transfer some boxes of PET wheel-carts to the Province in Feb, and contacting the beneficiaries and making preparation for distribution in later part of March. Will provide more updates and photos once the first distribution has taken place. We thank Von/PET Int’l for these useful wheel-carts and look forward to a great partnership in this blessing to the physically challenged
Thank you for your faithful prayers and donations!
See, also, PETs to Laos & PETs to Laos in Singapore
One of our volunteers, Tom Perkins, was one of the 2013 RecognizeGood Legends. The Legends program is a monthly award designed to recognize a community contributor, or Legend, who embodies the core beliefs of RecognizeGood through his or her extraordinary charitable actions. The monthly Legend may choose a registered nonprofit to receive a Pay-It-Forward donation through RecognizeGood. Tom chose PET-Austin and PET received a $1,000 donation in November.
Each January RecognizeGood has a “Say Thanks Austin” campaign to allow the community to express their gratitude by voting for Legends on the RecognizeGood website. The Legend with the most Say Thanks votes may again choose a nonprofit to receive his or her $10,000 Pay-It-Forward check. This year Tom placed third and PET-Austin received $1,500 as a result.
Just as we did with the first $1,000 donation, the $1,500 check will go into our building fund for the new building that hope will be constructed toward the end of this year or early next year.
Thanks so much to everyone that voted for Tom and PET-Austin.