SoulShine Colombia // Yoga and Clean Water Project

Project Overview


Patti Quintero and Michelle Frohlich-Klinger are proud to join forces with Waves For Water on an exciting new effort to break the cycle of poverty for women and children in one of the most impoverished communities in Colombia. The project will be hosted at CNN Hero Catalina Escobar's JUANFE, a non-profit organization that addresses the high rates of infant mortality and teen pregnancy in Colombia.

Working with Waves for Water, their project 'SoulShine Colombia' will provide water filters to over 100 women and families. In addition to clean water, Patti will also work to empower the community by sharing her simple philosophy that we can all tap into our inner strength, wisdom, and joy through the practice of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness.

We need your help to accomplish this dream! Please support us in changing these women's lives and helping their Souls Shine!

SoulShine Colombia- Created by Patti Quintero, SoulShine aims to empower individuals to tap into their inner strength, brilliance, and joy through yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. Patti is excited to partner with childhood friend and fellow native Colombian, Michelle Frohlich-Klinger, to bring the dream to fruition. Together they are launching 'SoulShine Colombia'.

Patti has taught yoga in Los Angeles, California for the past 15 years. She is a Doula and mother of two who works with pregnant women, mothers and children through yoga, meditation and breath work. For more information visit - www.pattiquintero.com.

Michelle lives in Miami, Florida and has led many successful philanthropic missions in the US and Colombia, including launching the Miami Branch of Musicians On Call, a non-profit organization that brings live music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities and uses music to complement the healing process. She is married and a mother of three.

JUANFE - Fundacion Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar, founded by 2012 CNN Hero Catalina Escobar, is a non-profit organization that aims to enable and empower young mothers to break the cycle of poverty through education and opportunity. For more information, visit www.juanfe.org/en/ or watch a clip from CNN. CNN Heroes

Statistics & Progress


 
Destination Colombia

 
Funds Raised
$22,490 of $15,000

 
Potential Lives Affected 10,000+

Donors



Elizabeth Rahi
Donated: $35

Elyse Walker
Donated: $1,000

Brooke Bryant
Donated: $20

Elizabeth Valentina
Donated: $50

Jana L Bozeman
Donated: $50

Cynthia C Ross
Donated: $500

George Brod
Donated: $1,000

Grosskopf Family
Donated: $1,000

Leila Amirsadeghi
Donated: $100

Roger Soffer
Donated: $200

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