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Melisa in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 10
DOB: 1/22/07

As you may know, Melisa lives with her parents and older brother. Her mother does embroidery and her father weaves cortes (traditional handmade fabric used for a skirt) to earn a living. Her responsibilities at home are doing household chores and studying for school. When asked what she likes best about herself, Melisa said, "My courage, my respect, and my feelings." In addition to this, her friends often find her to be incredibly kind and outgoing. In her free time, Melisa enjoys going for walks and singing. She also works out and believes she is gifted in this area. You can often find her eating her favorite meal: fried fish and hot coffee. Melisa loves school and is most proud of herself for passing every grade without failing. Her goals for the next few years are to pass her classes successfully, go to university, and help her parents. After university, Melisa plans to become a doctor. She is currently studying medicine in high school to prepare for this! Melisa loves the Bible verse Matthew 7:7-12 and asks that you pray for her family and her studies. Please also pray for her health and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-22731



Keimy in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 9
DOB: 2/19/08

As you may know, Keimy lives with her parents and siblings: two sisters and two brothers. Her father works as a construction hand and her mother is a housewife, looking after the needs of their family. She helps her mother by doing household chores and cooking. Keimy is known to be a shy, yet cheerful girl who enjoys playing soccer and basketball. She also finds dancing to be a special talent of hers! When asked what she likes best about herself, Keimy said, "my personality, my character, and my positivity." Her goals for the next few years are to complete 9th grade and successfully complete high school. Keimy is proud to have made it to 9th grade, and she hopes to continue her studies so she can obtain a career she truly loves. Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 20:1 and she asks that you pray for her family, academic success, and for a strong job in the future. Please also pray for her faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-22733

Sponsor Keimy



Liria in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 8
DOB: 9/3/08

As you may know, Liria lives with her parents and two older siblings. Her mother is an artisan, working with beads, and her father is a field laborer. She often helps around the home by sweeping each room and washing dishes. Liria is a reserved young girl. Her favorite thing about herself is the kindness she shows toward others! Liria is also active and loves to play sports, especially basketball and soccer. She finds basketball and dancing to be two of her most special talents. Though she has many different accomplishments, Liria is incredibly proud of herself for completing seventh grade without difficulty. In the next few years, she hopes to pass ninth grade and study toward a career. Her dream is to study bookkeeping now and medicine in the future, ultimately becoming a doctor someday. Liria's favorite Scripture is Psalm 23:1, and she asks that you would pray for her father, who is sick. Please also pray for her health, education, and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-23447



Dolores in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 9
DOB: 3/13/08

Ingrid now likes to go by her middle name, Dolores. As you may know, she lives with her parents and three siblings. A little under a year ago, her mother had a baby, so their family is growing! Dolores's mother makes beaded ornaments and jewelry for a living, while her father works as a hired hand. She often helps them by sweeping the home and helping bead various objects. Those who know Dolores best say that she is an active young girl. When asked what she likes about herself, she replied, "I am a good person, and I am sociable with others." She loves any opportunity to be around people! Dolores spends her free time playing basketball and singing, special talents of hers. Though she has many different accomplishments, she is most proud of herself for doing well in her studies. In the next few years, Dolores hopes to begin her education toward her future career. She dreams of becoming a nurse or a teacher in the future so she can help those who need it. Dolores loves the Bible verse Proverbs 10:1, and asks that you would pray for her family and loved ones. Please also pray for her health, education, and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-23457



Lea in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 9
DOB: 9/13/07

Lea still lives with her grandmother and mother. Her mother embroiders clothing for a living. She helps them around the home by doing various chores. Those who know Lea best say she is very reserved. When asked what she likes best about herself, she answered, "My hair." Lea is most proud of herself for reaching ninth grade. Though she does not know exactly what she wants to do someday, she hopes to continue studying until she has a steady career. When she is not at school, Lea can be found playing basketball and learning to play chess. She also likes to practice her math operations, one of her special talents. Lea loves to read Scripture, especially Psalm 4:8. She asks that you would pray for her, her mother, her grandparents, and the rest of her family. Please also pray for Lea's health, studies, and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-23459



Lea in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 11
DOB: 6/10/06

Lea still lives with her parents and four siblings. Her mother stays home to care for the family, while her father works as a hired hand in construction to earn a living. The responsibilities she has been given around the home include doing chores, helping at the store, and helping embroider. Others describe Lea as an outgoing, chatty, and friendly young woman, quick to make friends with others. When asked what she likes best about herself, she replied, "I am a very perseverant person who fights for what I want." Lea often spends her free time playing soccer and running. She also enjoys going to school and is most proud of herself for getting to high school. While there, she has developed her public speaking skills and finds it to be her special talent, as it gives her the opportunity to express herself and interact with others. In the next few years, Lea hopes to go to a university, get high scores in her classes, graduate as a psychologist, and help more children achieve their dreams. She is currently studying business administration in high school and ultimately dreams of opening her own clinic in the future. Lea loves the Bible verse Psalm 23:1, and asks that you would pray for her father's health, as he has been sick for awhile. Please also pray for her health, education, and future. She expresses her great gratitude for the opportunity you are giving her to keep dreaming!

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-23490



Diego in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 11
DOB: 11/13/05

Diego still lives with his parents and two brothers. His mother stays home to care for the family, while his father works as a hired hand to earn a living. Diego sells clothing in his free time, typically on the weekends, so he can support the family financially. He also helps them around the home when it is needed. Those who know Diego describe him as a fun and active young man. His favorite thing about himself is that he is friendly to all! When he has free time, Diego likes to play soccer and video games with friends. He also enjoys fixing phones when possible and finds it to be his special talent. Diego is most proud of himself each time he passes a school year. In the next few years, he hopes to graduate from high school and become a good person and professional. He is studying business administration and dreams of owning his own company one day! Diego loves Psalm 4 in the Bible, and asks that you would pray for him to pass each grade and move forward in life. Please also pray for his family, future, and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-24135



Elizabeth in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 8
DOB: 12/31/09

Elizabeth still lives with her mother and younger brother. Her mother is an artisan and does embroidery work for a living. She often helps her mother by embroidering guipiles (a traditional Guatemalan blouse). When she is not helping, Elizabeth enjoys playing basketball and soccer with her friends. She also likes to sing, a special talent of hers. Not only is Elizabeth thankful for the talents God has given her, but she also loves her eyes and her hair. Those who know her best say that she is a reserved and hardworking young woman. This has paid off in her performance in school. In the next few years, Elizabeth hopes to continue her studies, pass each class, become a nurse, and study law. As you can see, she is interested in two careers, but has not yet decided which one she will pursue long-term. When asked what accomplishments she is most proud of, Elizabeth replied, "Seeing my parents give everything for me. And in two months, I dedicate myself to God by being baptized!" This is the most exciting news! Elizabeth loves reading Scripture, especially Psalm 23. She asks that you would pray for God to give her the strength to move forward and for her grandmother, who is sick.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-24312



Susan in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 3
DOB: 3/14/14

Susan still lives with her mother and older sister. Her mother makes beaded ornaments and jewelry to provide for their family. Susan is known to be a reserved young girl, bringing peace to many situations. She often spends her free time cooking and singing. She also likes to play with balls, with Play-Doh, and with her pets. Susan has four pet rabbits named Tanito, Copito, Richard, and Bola de Nieve (snowball). Not only does she love rabbits, but dogs are special to her, as well. Susan continues to work hard in school and loves to learn her numbers. Other favorites of hers include the colors pink and purple and any meal that includes pasta, soups, and chocolate milk. Susan asks that you would pray for her studies, health, and obedience to her parents. She also asks that you would pray for the Lord to provide financially for her family. Susan wants you to know how thankful she is for the support you have shown her!

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-24819



Magdalena in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 10
DOB: 12/31/05

Magdalena still lives with her parents and three siblings. Her mother is a cook at a school, while her father works as a hired hand to earn a living. The responsibilities she has been given at home include taking care of her little brother and doing kitchen chores. Those who know Magdalena say that she is a shy and active young girl. She loves the dimples, eyes, smile, and hair God has given her. When she has free time, Magdalena likes to read new books and play soccer with friends. Doing tricks with the soccer ball and singing are two special talents of hers. Magdalena is most proud of herself for continuing to the next level of studies and reaching new goals. Some of her goals include completing high school, helping her family, and attending more church events. She would also love to meet one of the Barcelona soccer players one day! Her ultimate goal is to become a preschool teacher in the future. Magdalena loves the Bible verse 1 Peter 1:2, and asks that you would pray for her brothers. One just moved to another country and the other is attending the Down Syndrome School. Please also pray for Magdalena's health, education, and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-24844



Vayola in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 8
DOB: 10/18/08

Vayola still lives with her mother and three siblings. To provide for their family, her mother sells pupusas (fried tortillas filled with cheese and meat). She often helps around the home by sweeping, mopping, and doing other chores that are needed. Vayola is known to be a reserved and peaceful young woman. Her favorite thing about herself is her happy personality! When she has free time, she enjoys playing basketball and taking pictures, two special talents of hers. In the next few years, Vayola hopes to continue her studies, start working, and help her family. She dreams of starting a career in law or medicine someday. She wants you to know that she is grateful that you are giving her this opportunity! Vayola loves to read Matthew 4 in the Bible, and asks that you would pray for her studies and her family. Please also pray for her health, future, and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25174



Carlos in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 7
DOB: 7/6/10

Carlos is an outgoing young boy who lives with his parents and siblings: two brothers and two sisters. His mother is a housewife, caring for the needs of the home, and his father works in construction. Carlos is eager and willing to help his parents with any chore he is asked to do in the home. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and chess. In fact, chess is very important to him. One of Carlos' proudest moments was when he got two first place trophies at a chess contest. He says he can understand and play chess without any inconvenience. Carlos hopes to become a high school chess teacher and track coach. As you can see, he loves chess and invests a lot of time in it! In the next four years, Carlos hopes to start high school and have the best scores in his class, graduate, and have the opportunity to play chess in different places in Guatemala. When asked what he likes best about himself, he says that he is a person willing to reach his dreams. Because of this, we know Carlos can reach the goals he has made for the next few years. He wants to specifically express his gratitude for the support he is receiving from Orphan Outreach. Carlos loves the Bible verse Psalm 4:8 and asks that you pray for the wellbeing of his family. Please also pray for his health, future, and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25661



Belen in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 7
DOB: 12/19/09

Belen lives with her parents, younger sister, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Her father is a merchant and her mother embroiders to earn a living. She loves to be helpful around the home, specifically by cleaning anywhere her mother asks. In her free time, Belen enjoys playing basketball and soccer. She also finds singing to be one of her special talents. When asked what she likes best about herself, Belen answered, "That I am an intelligent person." In fact, her proudest moment is getting into the Higher Ed program to be able to continue studying. A big goal Belen has is passing this school year with high grades. She also hopes to do well in high school when the time comes. She thanks you in advance for your support, which helps her to accomplish these goals. Belen's favorite Bible verse is John 3:16. She asks that you pray for God to keep her family safe, as well as for wisdom and intelligence. Please also pray for Belen's future and health.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25662



Lesly in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 7
DOB: 11/22/09

Lesly lives with her mother and two siblings. Her mother is a housewife, ensuring the needs of her home and family are cared for. Lesly helps her mother by doing house chores and finishing her homework promptly. She has a shy and quiet personality, which is her favorite thing about herself. In her free time, Lesly enjoys playing basketball and reading. She also makes clothes for her dolls, a special talent she has! Lesly is most proud of her high scores in school and her 6th grade graduation. Her goals for the future are to complete high school, go to college, and graduate from college. She hopes to enroll in the Navy after college graduation. Lesly loves Psalm 91 and asks you to pray for her family's health and wellbeing, especially for her mother. Please also pray for her education, future, and faith.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25663



Astrid in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 8
DOB: 10/3/07

Astrid lives with her single mother and younger sister. Her mother crafts beaded hummingbirds and handles laundry to support their household. Together, they live in a home constructed from concrete blocks with a zinc roof. Those closest to Astrid describe her as active, slightly reserved, cooperative, and diligent in self-care. Adapting to life's changes is the bravest feat she's accomplished. One of these changes includes navigating the absence of her father as she gets older, something that has been difficult for her. At school, Astrid enjoys learning about math, science, entrepreneurship, and painting. Moreover, when asked about her sources of happiness, she mentions studying, spending time with her family, and talking with God. During her conversations with Him, Astrid asks for Him to help her mother, specifically for strength during moments of weakness and guidance during challenges. Please join her in praying for this, along with her education, family, and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25841

Sponsor Astrid



Elena in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 7
DOB: 7/3/10

Elena resides with her parents and younger brother. Her mother manages the household while her father earns a living as a day laborer. They live in a residence constructed of concrete blocks with a zinc plate roof. Elena discovered the program through her grandmother, who informed the family about it. Known for her kindness and occasional quiet demeanor, Elena finds solace in attending school, particularly excelling in English and mathematics. Teaching herself English stands as the bravest endeavor she's undertaken, bringing her immense satisfaction. Cooking with her family and spending quality time with friends also bring her joy, although forming friendships can pose challenges at times. Nonetheless, she cherishes the bonds she cultivates. In her conversations with God, Elena seeks His protection each morning, His guidance to comprehend school assignments, and assistance with navigating challenging friendships. Please join her in prayer for this, as well as for her family, faith, and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25842

Sponsor Elena



Uzias in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 7
DOB: 2/13/10

Uzias resides with his mother and three siblings in a rented home made from concrete blocks. His mother provides for their family as a street vendor, while his father lives abroad, maintaining contact through phone conversations. Uzias faces challenges in communication but is committed to continue improving. He eagerly anticipates participating in the program after initially learning about it through his church. Described as friendly yet somewhat reserved, Uzias finds joy in soccer, basketball, motorcycle riding, and trying new foods. He also loves to protect his mother, his greatest act of bravery. During his conversations with God, Uzias asks Him to heal his wounds, help his mother move forward, and protect their family. Please join him in prayer for this, as well as for his ongoing personal development and future achievements.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSGRAD-25843

Sponsor Uzias

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