Valery is a sweet little girl in Guatemala. She and her younger brother live with their parents in a humble home made of block walls and tin roofing. Her father is a nurse and her mother is a homemaker. The family is struggling to pay for Valery’s educational costs. She enjoys school and hopes to be a teacher one day. Would you consider walking beside this little girl in need today? Together, we will prepare her for a brighter tomorrow.
Filadelfia Child Development Center
The Filadelfia Child Development Center is an evangelical school that provides hope for children in the community. The center is part of the Centro American Evangelical Church. Everyday children receive a quality Christian education and nutritious meals. Throughout the week, children also hear solid Bible teaching and devotions led by the staff. The church also hosts events such as multiple holiday celebrations throughout the year in order to reach families for 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.