Alejandra is an energetic and sweet girl who lives with her family in Peru. They live in a plywood house located on a hill without running water. Her dad has been unable to find permanent work and her parents are unable to financially support the family. The area is also very dangerous, and they have to be careful when they leave their home. Alejandra is able to attend school, where she likes drawing and coloring. When Alejandra isn’t coloring, she can be found singing and playing with her friends. She dreams of being a doctor when she grows up. By sponsoring Alejandra, you would be giving her a safe place that meets her basic needs and educates her on Jesus’ love.
Dr. Spiros Zodhiates Child Development Center
The Dr. Spiros Zodhiates Child Development Center provides physical and spiritual care to children in the nation’s capital. The center is associated with a local church that teaches biblical truths to the children from the center. The center staff cook wholesome meals for the children and help them with their homework. The children are also provided with supplies and uniforms to attend school. Medical care is given when needed. Above all, children are taught the Word of God and spend time in prayer at the center.
Peru is a culturally diverse country in South America. The majority of the population profess to be Christian, with the majority being Roman Catholic. Terrorism and social violence can be common in certain areas. Generally speaking, there is a lack of stable jobs and it is often difficult to find consistent work. Many fathers abandon their families, leaving them in challenging circumstances. Alcoholism, drug use, and gang violence are also prevalent in many communities.