Astrid really needs your help. She is a sweet little girl who comes from a very poor family. Her mother does her best to provide, but she is raising Astrid alone. The house they live in does not have a typical bathroom, so the family faces ongoing issues with sickness attributed to poor waste disposal. Astrid loves Art in school, and can be found singing often. It is her desire to be a doctor when she grows up. Being part of AMG will help Astrid as she will receive healthy meals, educational assistance and Bible teaching that will help her develop both physically and spiritually. She needs your help to make this happen. Astrid would love for you to be part of her family. Would you help break the cycle of poverty in this girl’s life, and point her in the direction of her dreams?
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.