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Excerpt from Canadian Teacher Magazine - May 2010


For the last ten years, Ardrianne Dartnall and Rick Lennert have traveled to Asia each year to help impoverished children and families by funding projects and purchasing equipment and materials to support ongoing programs. Their work, began out of the tragedy of losing their twenty-one year old daughter and only child, Danielle, when she was killed by a drunk driver. They set up a registered charity called K.I.D.S. to receive donations from people in Canada, which they personally take to Asia to ensure that the money raised goes directly to the people who need it most. Adrianne and Rick oversee the spending of all funds and 100% of all donations goes directly to bringing better futures to children and families living in poverty. Following are messages that they sent home via email to tell their supporters at home how their donations are being used.

DECEMBER 19, 2009
We have left Bangkok, and are now in Cambodia after a good rest to recover from the trip from Canada. We traveled to Phnom Penh to purchase a few items that we needed before heading up to Stung Treng to visit the Srey Poh village free school and Mekong Blue, the Women's Weaving Centre. Among our purchases in Phom Penh, we bouth over 400 pieces of used cloths (only $100) to put into a clothing..

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Excerpt from ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners - April 2010


"I was fortunate to meet an amazing Canadian couple, Adrianne Dartnall and Rick Lennert, a few years ago when I was working in Cambodia. They had founded Kids International (K.I.D.S.) in memory of their only child, Danielle, who was tragically killed in a car accident at the age of 21."

When we met, they were helping the hospital I was volunteering for - Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap. Over the years the couple has supported the hospital by building laundry facilities and providing a water system for clean water. They have supported the rehabilitation program with supplies as well as building several needed buildings around the hospital This year they purchased ...

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