Angelina is a girl in Peru who lives in an area where there are gangs and drug problems. Her father is a casual worker and struggles to provide for the family. Angelina’s favorite class in school is social studies. She really enjoys singing and playing volleyball and swimming in the summer. She would like to be a flight attendant when she grows up.
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.