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December 29th, 2017

A new year is on the horizon and a continuing opportunity for The Potter’s Hand Foundation to continue to grow, to love and to serve the children of Peru. After ten years in this calling it seems brand new again as we are blessed to continue to make a difference in the lives of the children through nutritional programs and soon to expand into providing educational opportunities to children in remote areas of Peru.

We are very blessed with those who know of our calling to serve in Peru and who have supported us with prayer and also much needed financial help. We can not act alone and it is our prayer that all would consider praying for this ministry and consider joining us in this journey of love, making a difference!

Please consider a year end donation to The Potter’s Hand Foundation and also we would love to have you join us long term by making a monthly contribution in even small amounts. Small amounts by individuals multiplied by many is a wonderful way to share in this calling to answer God’s commandment to love one another even as Our Father loves.

Please make your donations here: The Potter’s Hand Foundation

Now join with us as we go out to fulfill our purpose in this world of need. Making a difference, walking and working out our faith and sharing Christs love to the children of Peru.

Thank you,

Taylor J Benson

Founder/Director/Servant

The Potter’s Hand Foundation

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December 12th, 2017

I am Taylor J Benson, Founder, Director and Servant of the Potter’s Hand Foundation. I want to share with you the story of the time I spent with a boy named Niver Rolando Ideme Noa.

Niver is an autistic 9-year old boy who lives with his mother, Justina Noa Huaracha in a little village called Yanque, in the Caylloma Province of Arequipa which is a village in the Colca Valley. His mom works on road construction in the region. Without a father present, it is Niver’s 13-year old brother who has stepped up to help.

I’ve been blessed to provide Niver with nutritional supplements for the past 3 years. Reliv Now for Kids has cutting-edge nutrients which make it a superior children’s supplement. It helps meet kids’ nutritional needs for their growing bodies and developing minds, giving them boosts in energy and mental performance. This supplement provides a nutrient crucial for the development and function of the brain, eyes, and central nervous system. It promotes healthy cellular development, mental clarity, memory, learning and cognitive function. And thanks to its powerful antioxidants, it protects against cell-destroying free radicals.

Niver is noticeably much calmer now, and his mom and brother are very happy to see his quality of life improving.

It is my hope and my challenge to continue to help Niver and all the other children in this region. It is vital for their physical and mental improvement to continually take these life-changing supplements in order to make a long-term difference – not just for Niver but for all the little children we can reach in this region of the high Andes Mountains.

This is my calling. I pray to be able to continue doing what I believe I was called upon by Lord Jesus to do. I am in need of support to be able to go on and reach even more children in more remote villages in the coming year.

Donations to the Potter’s Hand Foundation will help to continue its work to love, serve and support children in need and at risk in Peru.  Help today.

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December 8th, 2017

It is a quiet afternoon here in Lima  and I am packed and ready to travel to Arequipa early in the morning (Dec 9) to begin my journey to visit the children of Madrigal y Lari in the Colca Valley of Caylloma Province.

Very happy to be going out again on mission to love and to serve! What an adventure!!

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December 6th, 2017

It is my honor to share with you the story of Sullany Adrieene, an incredibly brave little girl whose life I have been profoundly touched by. Born on 09-09-09 in Arequipa, Peru, the date of her birth was unique and interesting. However, it was also on that day that the doctors would discover a malformation in her body and decided to put a shell on her head for her survival.

She was considered a high-risk patient and both her parents and doctors feared that she was dying. Sullany had constant colic, and due to a stomach disorder that made her unable to accept proteins, she suffered from malnutrition. Fortunately, she was still able to eat rice and drink water. But soon, she would be in a near vegetative state, unable to move her arms and legs.  

Seeking help from God, Sullany’s mom surrendered her heart and Sullany’s life to Him.

It was around this time that I met Sullany thanks to my involvement with The Potter’s Hand Foundation and The Reliv Kalogris Foundation, an organization with the mission to “Nourish Our World” by providing nutritional supplements to support needy individuals and organizations throughout the world and the road to her recovery was paved.

We provided Sullany with the Reliv Now® for Kids chocolate product which has essential vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients that give growing bodies what they need to thrive. Its advanced ingredients boost energy and mental performance.

Here’s what Sullany has to say about the time I was blessed to have spent with her:

“Hasta q conocí al señor Taylor J Benson de la fundación Kalogris el cual me proporciona el producto que me ayuda en mi evolución pude mejorar en cuanto a la desnutrición, estimulación y en mi psicomotriz.

Desde ese entonces hasta hoy, eh mejorado mi crecimiento,peso y ahora ya camino mucho mejor. Agradecemos el apoyo de la fundación Kalogris que me ayudo bastante en mi evolución y crecimiento.” – Sullany Adrieene

(It started when I met Mr. Taylor J Benson from the Kalogris Foundation. He provided me the Reliv Now For Kids chocolate product that helped on the betterment of my malnutrition, stimulation and psychomotor as nothing could help me before.

Since then till today, I have grown, my weight has improved, and I walk much better.

My mom and I are very thankful for the Kalogris Foundation that helped me in my development and growth.)

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November 28th, 2017

 

Soon I will be blessed to return to the states for one month of R&R and sharing with folks about our service here to the children of Peru. This will be after we have traveled to Arequipa and the Colca Valley in early December to share Christmas with the children of two villages out there.

I have made my flight arrangements and I fly out of Lima at midnight Christmas day and arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 6am on the 26th. , then on up to Palm Beach Gardens. I return to Lima on January 31st.

So, I wish to share my need on this journey for a place to hang my hat for a month. I am putting out this message and pray that someone can help me out again. A room, a bunkhouse or even a berth on a boat somewhere in the Palm Beach County area. (I love the high Andean mountain villages where I serve though I have missed being near the ocean!)

Much to do and pray for as I am working to continue my calling to love and to serve children here in Peru. This via The Potter’s Hand Foundation  and our partners here in Peru. I am blessed that many friends know me and my heart to serve and have been so supportive over the years.

If anyone has information and/or can help with this need I can be reached personally via my website: The Potter’s Hand Foundation , on Messenger, Facebook or my e-mail: tay3826@gmail.com

Blessed to serve, making a difference,

Taylor J Benson

Founder/Director

The Potter’s Hand Foundation

 

Canon del Colca, Arequipa, Peru

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