Ariansyah’s nickname is Brian. He is a cheerful young boy and helpful to his friends. His father works very hard to provide for his family, but he can not afford their basic needs. He is a small public transportation driver. They live with the grandparents and an aunt because they can not afford their own house. Brian is fascinated with cars and planes. He dreams of becoming a pilot one day. Thank you for choosing to offer this young boy hope for the future and for touching his life for Christ. At the childcare center, he will receive nutritious food and a good education. He will learn God’s word taught by a loving staff. May the Lord bless you for your kindness.
Pakis Child Development Center
The Pakis Child Development Center partners with a local church to preach the Gospel to young people and make disciples. At the center, nutritious meals are provided for all of the children. The children also receive help with school tuition, school supplies and uniforms. Medical care is given to those in need. Additionally, the children are encouraged to attend Sunday School each week and are taught from the Bible at least twice a week.
Indonesia is a predominately Muslim country in Southeast Asia. Many work as farmers, but due to the uncertain climate it’s difficult for them to maintain their crops. Other common occupations include construction workers, freelancers, and house cleaners. Many of the families are poor and do not have the funds to pay for medical treatment. Multiple families have to live together in the same house a lot of the time. Many parents lack a formal education and get married young. Domestic violence is also prominent and husbands are prone to leave their families.