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The Season of Giving

Dear friends and family, This holiday season has been unique for all of us in many ways. With the political and economic unsettlements happening around the world, and back home (Lebanon), and all the difficult challenges each one of us is going through, we are very lucky to be witnessing people come together in a […]


Before and After Moments at Maria Aux

During my time at Maria Aux, I learnt a lot. It was the first project for kidsdeservemore and we had beautiful days and many other challenging ones. These challenges however are very good, especially at the begging, as they help us understand how we can help different communities and how different cultures work. And contrary […]

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We’re Back!

Hello beautiful friends! We hope you’ve had a lovely year full of laughs and beautiful memories. 🙂 I’m back in Dubai now, close to all my family and friends, working with an idol of mine from architecture school. (Santiago Calatrava, yay!) Those of you who have architecture backgrounds and/or know how passionate I am about […]


Construction Tiiiime! and a Little Surprise from the Community.

Hello Lovely friends, It’s been about 2 weeks I haven’t written and updated everyone; Apologies! However, there IS a good reason. We were working very very hard! Aaaaaand the construction went very well – please read below. ? Once all the material was bought and taken to site, we had almost everything we needed; a school […]


Making a Change – Family and Friends’ Support

When we are fortunate enough to have the strength and capacity of helping others, we are lucky, very lucky. When we are surrounded by family and friends supporting us through it, we are blessed. I am both – and have no words to explain the gratitude and love in my heart. The support I have had from my family and […]

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A Bit of Creative Thinking at Maria Aux

Maria Aux is a small Church in the town of La Carpio. It is about 90 sqm and fits aprox 100 people at Mass time. It has a secondary room, the length of the Church (8 meters) and about 3 meters wide,  which the Kids call their ‘preschool’. In the back, there is a WC with a small […]

Photos, Videos, and Instagram! @kidsdeservemore

We now have an Instagram account! It is the best way for sharing daily videos and pictures – and easier for everyone to follow. A snapshot of new posts will also be uploaded there – for everyone to be able to catch up with the stories they’d like to read. Please follow us @kidsdeservemore ,  and […]

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Activities and Fiestas!

Today’s post is a bit different, it’s not about our daily activities, but about the special days where we all try to give a bit more to the kids to make them feel like they can do anything they want (ish… haha) and be anyone they want. On Fiesta days, the kids can come dressed however […]

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A Day with the Kids of La Carpio

I would like to share a typical day at Maria Aux with all of you, so as you feel your presence with us there. We usually follow the same schedule, however we do special days and Fiestas which I will share with you next time. The Kids typically arrive at around 8:30, and are greeted by Sylvia and the volunteers. (The volunteers […]


Let’s Give the Beautiful Kids what they Deserve, and More

I don’t really know how to start, please bear with me. Putting words together to explain how much of ourselves we can give others won’t be easy. I will try my best. I am very lucky to be able to visit a few countries and help kids get a bit of a better future, home, or school to come […]