Hand in Hand Ministries and BEL  provide house for single mother

vlcsnap-2015-11-26-10h43m59s599A Belize City family of four, today received keys to a new house from Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) and Hand in Hand Ministries (HHM) under HHM’s “Building for Change” program.  The 16’ by 16’ wooden house, complete with electrical installations and plumbing facilities was donated by BEL and constructed primarily through volunteer work by BEL employees.  Recipient, Ms. Angela Bennett, is a mother of 3 vlcsnap-2015-11-26-10h47m36s893children ages 8, 9 and 13, residing on Police Street. The family was selected based on HHM’s criteria, which requires beneficiaries of donated houses to display a commitment to community involvement and also participate in the building of their homes.  The house is valued at approximately $18,000 and was constructed over a four-day period.  Tomorrow, St. Mary’s Feeding Program will receive a donation from BEL to assist with providing healthy meals to children. In December, BEL and its employees will also provide food hampers in communities countrywide to families in need and serve luncheon for other deserving persons.

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