IT REALLY DOES TAKE A VILLAGE
From the initial efforts and passion of one Canadian entrepreneur and his family, to the Lancaster based business man’s inspired innovation, to the collaboration of a philanthropists and leaders who formed Horizon in 2004—our journey to empower orphaned children is one of inspirational, lasting, sustainable change.
Jack has worked in international relief and development for over 30 years, partnering with leaders of other nations to rescue, restore, and empower children trapped in poverty. Jack’s own story of abandonment, abuse, and loss of family led him to align his life purpose with helping the orphaned regain their identity and purpose.
AND LATIN AMERICA DIRECTOR
Growing up with 10 siblings, Onésimo started his passion for helping children without parental care early in life, by helping mentor over 10 children who had no parents in his hometown of Barahona, Dominican Republic. Although the children are now adults, they still consider Onésimo’s family as their own.
AFRICA REGIONAL DIRECTOR
AND KENYA COUNTRY DIRECTOR
“Sammy” Kaunga is a tenacious operations manager and advocate for children in the Horizon family in Kenya and Africa. Sammy has a wealth of experience in child development and youth empowerment. Before joining Horizon, Sammy worked over 20 years for international child development nonprofits in Africa.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Chairman of Heller Capital Group
CEO of Hallehluya Food Company
Horizon was formed in 2004, with a mission to rescue children in need, restore their identity and hope, and empower them to a happy, healthy, self-sustaining future. As investors, entrepreneurs and philanthropists with a goal of investing for good, the business-minded lens through which they envisioned effective, lasting change helped to shape the model and values to what they are today.
Founder and Chairman of Haller Enterprises
Entrepreneur and Business Leader
President and CEO of the Dutch Valley Family of Companies
Co-Owner, President and CEO of Quality Custom Cabinetry, Inc.
Realtor and Business Leader
Dove Christian Fellowship International Apostolic Council
Founder and International Director of DOVE International
All of Horizons administrative costs are covered by private donors.
100% OF YOUR DONATIONS GO STRAIGHT TO CARING FOR THE CHILDREN.
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