Linda is a gifted girl who comes from a very unstable family in Guatemala. Her father is an alcoholic and it has taken a toll on the family. He works as a builder but any income earned is spent on liquor. They live in a house built of adobe walls and tin roofing. Due to the perseverance of her mother, Linda attended a government-run school where she received her primary education. Her mother wants Linda to grow not only academically but spiritually as well. Thus, she is desperately hoping that someone will sponsor her daughter soon so she can attend the local AMG child development center. Linda is very interested in music and dreams of becoming a music teacher when she grows up. By sponsoring Linda, you will make it possible for her to receive nutritious meals and biblical teaching. Linda will be surrounded by a loving Christian staff who will teach her about her loving and reliable Father in heaven.
Getsemani Child Development Center
The Getsemani Child Development Center is a place where children experience the love of Christ. The local church provides the center with materials, furniture and the equipment needed to function efficiently. At the center, children receive a quality education and nutritious meals. Children also regularly participate in songs of worship and biblical readings. Finally, staff teach biblical truths and disciple children in their walks with Christ.
Guatemala is the most populated country in Central America. The majority religion is Christianity and is primarily Roman Catholic. Families in Guatemala suffer from many difficult circumstances such as drug use, alcoholism, physical violence, broken homes, and malnourishment. Often children are forced to begin working at an early age. Many families are extremely poor, live in small dilapidated homes and don’t make enough to provide for their physical needs.