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Jaqueline I in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 2
DOB: 4/4/13

Jaqueline likes to go by her shortened name Jaqui. Jaqui's parents are separated and so she lives with her mother who supports her as a teacher. She does continue to get visits from her father. Jaqui enjoys playing basketball, coloring, playing with friends and being apart of the majorettes for the school band. She hopes to become a teacher like her mother someday. At school, she likes PE, math, science and to learn about computers. At home, Jaqui does whatever her mother asks. She is obedient. Jaqui's favorite foods include spaghetti with sausage and fried chicken. Her favorite Bible stories include Moses and David. Please pray for Jaqui's academic success and for her mother and her job.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24173



Pedrito M in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 2
DOB: 7/31/11

Pedro likes to be referred to as Pedrito. Pedrito lives with both parents and older sister who are devoted Christians. His father is a preacher and Pedrito looks up to him. Pedrito enjoys music and playing the drums. He still hopes to become a musician someday and play in the church band. At home, he helps his mother by cleaning his room. At school, he likes learning about music and playing with friends. Pedrito's favorite food is fried chicken. Please pray for Pedrito's academic success, and for his family's well being, especially for his parents.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24176



Leslie A in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 4
DOB: 11/22/09

Leslie lives with her mother, sister and aunt who is an orphan. Her father abandoned her and her mother works part time to support them. Leslie enjoys playing, going to church and watching TV. Leslie hopes to become a lawyer someday and have her own office. At school, her favorite subjects are Tzutujil (native language) and Bible class. Leslie's favorite food is fried chicken and french fries. Her favorite Bible story is of Daniel. Please pray for Leslie's academic success, for her mother and for her school.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23305



Diego D in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 4
DOB: 6/29/10

Diego lives with both parents and his grandmother. He is an only child. His father is a painter, and his mother sells snacks. He and his parents are very thankful for financial help with school. He enjoys running and playing soccer and hopes to become a police officer someday. At school, Diego likes math, language, and PE because of all the physical activities. His favorite foods include spaghetti with cheese and Chinese food, especially Chow mein. At home, he helps his mother by cleaning his room and completing his homework. Diego's favorite Bible stories include the Ten Commandments and Noah. Please pray for Diego's academic success, and for protection for his school and his teachers as well and for his family.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23019



Sara 'Cefora' T in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 5
DOB: 1/29/09

Sara likes to go by her middle name Cefora. Cefora lives with her mother and grandmother. She enjoys playing with friends and likes coloring, computer class and Bible class at school. She hopes to become a lawyer someday. At home, she helps her mother clean house. Cefora's favorite food is spaghetti with beef and her favorite Bible story is of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Please pray for Cefora, her family and for her academic success.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-22846



Dorcas Belen R in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 5
DOB: 12/19/09

Dorcas prefers to go by her middle name Belen. Belen lives with her parents and younger brother. Her father is a vendor at the market, and her mother embroiders traditional clothing. She enjoys working with color which is why she likes coloring, and she enjoys playing basketball and reading the Bible. Her favorite subjects in school include math, Spanish, and English. Belen hopes to become a lawyer someday. At home, her chores include helping her mom take care of her younger brother while her mom cooks, cleaning the house and completing her homework. Belen's favorite food is fried fish. Her favorite Bible story is of Daniel and the lion's den, and her favorite Bible verse is John 3:16. Please pray for Belen, her younger brother to be in good health and for her family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23309



Kevin P in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 4
DOB: 9/11/10

Kevin lives with both parents and sister. His father is a taxi driver, and his mother is a cook. With Kevin living outside the town, he has to get up early to catch a bus to take him to school. Kevin enjoys playing ball, soccer and with cars. In fact, he hopes to become a mechanic, or driver, someday to work on cars. At school, Kevin likes his music, English and computer classes best. At home, his chores include helping his father with what is asked of him. His favorite foods include chicken, pizza and Shrimp Ceviche. His favorite Bible stories are the life of Jesus and the Ten Commandments. Please pray for Kevin's academic success and for his family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23301



Dolores C in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 6
DOB: 12/31/08

Dolores lives with her brother and single mother who works as an artisanal embroiderer. At home, Dolores likes helping her mother with her jewelry crafts. She also enjoys embroidering, making beaded jewelry, drawing and playing with friends. Dolores favorite food is shredded stewed beef, fried chicken and fries. She hopes to become a doctor in the future. Dolores' favorite Bible stories include Noah's Ark and Joshua entering the Promised Land. Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 23:1. Her prayers are for her school and teachers. Please pray for them to be patient and for Dolores' academic success. Pray for her mother and brother. She loves learning about God!

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24312



Josue 'Jacobo' Q in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 6
DOB: 9/28/08

Josue likes to be referred to by his middle name Jacobo. Jacobo lives with both parents and one sibling. His father buys coffee, and his mother embroiders traditional clothing. Jacobo enjoys playing team games with his friends, especially soccer. He is a very funny child and likes telling jokes. At school, he likes learning about math, especially multiplication. He also enjoys art where he can express himself. Jacobo hopes to become a pastor and lead a congregation. At home, Jacobo's chores include cleaning his room, making his bed, helping his father and uncles, and sweeping the patio. His favorite foods include fried chicken with salad and Chow Mien with vegetables and meat. His favorite Bible story is of David and Goliath, and his favorite verse is Jeremiah 33:3. Please pray for Jacobo's parents and his family's well-being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-22872



Yolanda T in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 4
DOB: 3/9/11

Micaela now prefers to go by her shortened first name, Mica. Mica lives with both parents, grandparents and two siblings. Her family are Christians and pray continuously for Mica to be able to continue her education. Her father is a vendor for a local company, and her mother makes beaded jewelry. Mica enjoys reading, especially the Bible, watching TV, playing basketball, sketching and playing with friends. At home, Mica helps her mother by cleaning her room and washing the dishes. At school, she loves learning about computers, music, natural science and math. Mica hopes to become a teacher someday as she likes teaching children. Her favorite foods include scramble eggs, tortillas, and chicken soup with vegetables and rice. Mica's favorite Bible stories include the story of Jonah and the Creation. Please pray for Mica's academic success, for her school as well as for her family's well being. Her hopes are to stay in school through high school.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24311



Diego 'Lucas' C in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 6
DOB: 10/17/08

Diego prefers to go by his middle name Lucas. Lucas lives with his parents, siblings, and grandparents. His father works in construction, and his mother makes beaded jewelry. He enjoys playing soccer, basket ball and American football with friends. At school, Lucas' favorite subjects include Math and Art. Lucas hopes to become a engineer someday. At home, he helps his mother by cleaning his room. His favorite food is beef with tomato sauce and fried chicken. His favorite Bible stories are of Moses and Noah's Ark. Please pray for Lucas' academic success, for his health so he doesn't miss school and for his family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23442



Elena 'Barbara' T in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 5
DOB: 1/6/08

Elena likes to be referred to by her middle name Barbara. Barbara lives with both parents and two siblings. Her father is a farmer, and her mother embroiders clothes. They are appreciative of the financial help for Barbara's academics success. She still enjoys playing with dolls, playing basketball and field days. Barbara hopes to become a lawyer someday. Barbara enjoys learning math, reading, languages and learning about other countries. At home, she helps her mom in the kitchen. Barbara's favorite food is eggs and beans with black beans, cheese, tortillas and greens. Her favorite Bible stories include David and Goliath and the rich man and Lazarus. Please pray for Barbara, for her academic success and her family's well being and scholarship help for her siblings.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23445



Liria P in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 6
DOB: 9/3/09

Josefa now likes to be referred to by her middle name, Liria. Liria lives with both parents and siblings. Her father is a farmer, and her mother cares for the home. Liria enjoys playing with her friends, playing dolls, playing basketball and soccer. At home, her chores include helping her mom with the housework and making tortillas. At school, Liria likes Math, science, history and PE classes. She still hopes to become a doctor someday. Liria's favorite food is Chow mien and pizza. Her favorite Bible story is of Joshua and the promised land and Noah's Ark. Please pray for Liria's academic success, for her to be able to continue her education into high school to have a job and help her family financially and for her family's well being. Please pray also for Liria's father as he was injured while working.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23447



Magda Q in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 6
DOB: 4/24/07

Magdalena likes to be referred to as Magda. Magda lives with her mother and siblings who had to stop school to work since their father abandoned the family. Her mother does seasonal work to provide for her family. Magda enjoys playing basketball and hide and seek. She still hopes to become a doctor one day. At school, she loves math, language and especially PE, as running is her favorite. At home, Magda's chore is to help her mother clean the house. Magda's favorite foods are chicken and beef soup. Her favorite Bible story is of Moses and the Ten Commandments. Please pray for Magda's academic success as well as for her mother and her brother.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23460



Billi S in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 5
DOB: 5/30/10

Billi lives with both parents and four siblings. His father works in a business, and his mother stays at home. He enjoys playing with his friends, playing soccer, drawing, running and telling stories and jokes. At home, Billi helps his mother keep his room clean, clear the table and fix his bed. Computer class is his favorite subject, and he also enjoys drawing in art class. Billi hopes to become a lawyer someday to help with disputes between people. His favorite food is shrimp ceviche. His favorite Bible story is of Moses, and his favorite verse is Psalm 23:1. Please pray for Billi's academic success, for his family's well being and especially for his grandfather with health issues.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23580



Esdras E in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 4
DOB: 3/2/11

Esdras now goes by his middle name Josias. Josias lives with both parents and younger brother. His father works with seafood, and his mother works with special needs children. He enjoys playing soccer and basketball with friends. He still hopes to become a policeman someday to keep order in his town. At school, he likes a challenge and learn about numbers, making math his favorite subject. He also enjoys learning to write in language class. At home, Esdras helps his mother by making his bed, picking up his clothes and making his bed. His favorite foods are fruit, french fries with ketchup and tortillas, and he loves Coca Cola. Esdras' favorite Bible stories include the story of John the Baptist and the Creation story. Please pray for Esdras' academic success, as well as for his family's health and well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24313



Febe T A in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 2
DOB: 3/29/13

Febe lives with both parents and her younger sister. They are grateful for help so that Febe can go to school. Her mother works making inexpensive jewelry to help support her family. Febe enjoys coloring pictures, playing ball and playing dolls with her sister. At school, she likes reading, art, PE and learning about computers. She hopes to become a doctor someday. At home, Febe is a big help to her mother in the kitchen. Her favorite foods include scrambled eggs, noodles and chicken. Her favorite Bible stories include the story of Jesus and the story of Jonah. Please pray for Febe's academic success and for her family's overall welfare. She would like for you to please pray for her parents and sister.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24174



Pedro C in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 2
DOB: 8/3/12

Pedro still goes by his first name (he used to go by his middle name Samuel). Pedro lives with both parents and three siblings. His mother sells items in the community, and his father is a preacher. He enjoys running, playing soccer, playing with classmates and listening to stories. Pedro still hopes to become a fireman someday so he can help others. At home, Pedro helps his mom by taking care of his room, making his bed, and doing his homework. Pedro's favorite foods are fried chicken and french fries with ketchup. At school, he likes PE, art and learning about computers. He loves to learn and hopes to be able to continue his studies. Pedro's favorite Bible stories are of Jonah and of King David. Please pray for Pedro's academic success, for his school and for his family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24175

Sponsor Pedro C



Susana Rosalia R in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 5
DOB: 4/25/10

Susana now likes to be referred to by her middle name Rosalia. Rosalia lives with both parents and two sisters. Both parents are teachers, and that encourages her in her education. Her glasses help with her nearsightedness. Rosalia enjoys painting, drawing, playing basketball and reading stories. At school, she likes math, music, language and learning about computers. She now hopes to be a doctor someday like her aunt. At home, Rosalia's chores are sweeping, mopping and washing dishes. Her favorite foods are pizza, spaghetti, hot dogs and cheese. Her favorite Bible stories are of the Creation in Genesis and the story of Samson. Please pray for Rosalia's academic success, for her parents and for her siblings.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24171



Marta M in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 2
DOB: 10/7/12

Sofia now goes by her middle name (she went by Marta last year). Sofia lives with both parents and her brother. Her father is a taxi driver. Her mother works as a cook. She lives outside of the school area so has to be driven in for school. Sofia enjoys coloring, playing with friends, doing cutouts and drawing. At home, Sofia likes to keep her grandmother company. At school, she likes learning about music and PE activities. Sofia hopes to become a doctor someday. Sofia's favorite food is spaghetti with sauce and fried fish with fries. Her favorite Bible story is of Jonah and the whale. Please pray for Sofia and for her family's welfare, especially for her mother and father's relationship.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24172

Sponsor Marta M



Jessi 'Azael' L in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 5
DOB: 2/25/10

Jessi likes to be referred by his middle name, Azael. Azael lives with both parents and two siblings. His father is a retired musician, and his mother embroiders and serves in the church. Azael enjoys playing basketball and soccer with his classmates. He also enjoys drawing. At school, he enjoys learning about computers, languages and the Bible during Bible class. In fact, Azael hopes to become a preacher someday. He would also like to be a singer like his dad, owning his own guitar. Azael's favorite foods include grilled chicken and fried fish. At home, he likes to sing with his dad and listen to Bible stories. He tries to be helpful when his mom asks him to do chores. Azael's favorite Bible stories include David and Goliath and Noah's Ark. Please pray for Azael's academic success, his desire to become a pastor and his family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23022



Linda S in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 6
DOB: 4/14/09

Linda lives with both parents and seven siblings. Her father is a janitor, and her mother is a housewife. She enjoys playing the musical instrument called the lyre and is in the school band. She also enjoys playing soccer with friends and reading the Bible. She loves animals and so hopes to become a veterinarian someday. She is very proud of her pet and enjoys playing with her pet. At school, her favorite subjects are natural science, math computers and art. At home, Linda helps her mother with cleaning the house, washing the dishes, and cleaning her room. Linda's favorite foods include chow mien and chicken soup with veggies. Her favorite Bible story is the story of Jonah, and her favorite verse is Psalm 4:8. Please pray for Linda's academic success and for her parents.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23023



Daniel I in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 6
DOB: 10/18/08

Daniel lives with both parents. His family attends church regularly. His parents make beaded jewelry. He enjoys playing soccer and basketball. Daniel would like to become a doctor someday to help people with disabilities. Daniel has a birth defect of only having one ear. He was bullied as a younger child but has learned to accept his disability as well as his friends. He is proud to be who he is! He is a very punctual child and enjoys his math , language and reading classes at school. At home, his chores include doing his homework, cleaning his room, making his bed, cleaning the floors and mirrors. Daniel's favorite food is fried chicken. His favorite Bible story is of King David. Please pray for Daniel's grandfather and parents, for the ability to continue studying after elementary school and to find good friends.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23017



Esteban P in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 5
DOB: 7/24/09

Esteban lives with both parents and one sibling. His father is a carpenter, and his mother is a housewife. He still enjoys playing with toys, especially race cars, and playing soccer. He hopes to become a pastor someday. At school, his favorite classes are PE, computers, math and science. At home, Esteban helps his mother in the kitchen and his father with the wood. His favorite foods are fried chicken and french fries. His favorite Bible story is of Moses and the Ten Commandments. Please pray for Esteban's academic success and for his family's well being.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23021



Elio P in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 1
DOB: 3/5/13

Elio lives in Santiago, Atitlan with his parents and his brother, Eber. He enjoys playing soccer and with his pet. Elio wants to be a doctor or a firefighter. His favorite food is Chow Mein and grilled steak with tomato sauce. At home, Elio sweeps and helps his mom with dishes. He really loves school. Elio enjoys spending time with his friends and teacher. He enjoys all of his subjects. Elio's loves learning about Jesus and the story of Jonah and the whale. Please pray for his parents, school, teacher and brother Eber.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24716



Andrea C. in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: Kindergarten
DOB: 3/7/18

Ana actually goes by Andrea. She lives with both of her parents and they are moth artisans in the community. Andrea's one brother attends the Good Shepherd School. Her parents are eager for Andrea to start school as well, but they need financial support. Andrea likes to color and play with blocks. She is chatty and likes to boss her brother around. Her favorite things to eat are friend chicken and tortillas. She also likes to drink atol ( a beverage made with grain). Andrea loves cats and the color orange. She likes to dance and spend time with her mommy. At her house, she has pet chickens. Please pray for her family and that she can be apart of the school.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24811

Sponsor Andrea C.



Geraldine R in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: Kindergarten
DOB: 5/24/16

Ariana actually prefers to go by Geraldine. She lives with both of her parents and one brother in a town near the school. Geraldine's dad works as a hired hand and her mom is a housewife. Geraldine is a happy and obedient little girl who loves to color, play with dolls and cut paper. Her favorite color is light pink and her favorite animal is a dog. Geraldine loves to eat burgers and fries. She loves to learn and wants to be teacher when she grows up. She enjoys singing and really wants a pet but her parents won't let her have one yet. Geraldine had heart surgery 2 years ago but is currently in good health. Please pray for her family because her father is the only one bringing in income. Please also pray for Geraldine, her health and her future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24812



Cefora S. in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: 3
DOB: 12/10/11

Cefora lives with both of her parents and her 2 siblings. All of the children in her family are students at Good Shepherd Academy. Her father works as an artisan and her mother is a housewife. Cefora enjoys playing with dolls, coloring and cooking. Her favorite subjects at school are art, because she likes to color and science because she wants to be a doctor when she grows up. Cefora wants to be a doctor someday in order to help others. Her favorite food is roasted chicken. At home, she helps by sweeping the floor. She says she like helping her mom in the house. Cefora is a shy and cheerful girl who is proud of her long hair. She loves reading Jesus stories in the Bible. Cefora asks that you pray for her family - specifically for her dad's work to be more successful. Please also pray for Cefora, for her health and her future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24813

Sponsor Cefora S.



Oseas L in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 1
DOB: 11/25/13

Diego prefers to go Oseas. Oseas lives with both of his parent and two siblings. His dad sells food in Guatemala City and his mom is a housewife. Oseas is a cheerful boy who loves playing soccer and coloring with his friends. He is learning to read and he loves it. Oseas dreams of being a police officer so he can look after people. His favorite class at school is art because he loves colors. Oseas' favorite food is salted meat with tomatoes and tortillas. He also loves drinking sodas. At home, Oseas' helps his mom make his bed and pick up his clothes. He loves to listen to Bible stories and learn about God. His favorite Bible story is Joshua and the promised land.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24814

Sponsor Oseas L



Eliza M. in Guatemala

Gender: Female
Grade: Kindergarten
DOB: 5/4/16

Eliza lives with both of her parents and two siblings. Her father works in construction and her mother is a housewife. Eliza is a cheerful and caring little girl, who loves to color and play with her siblings. She loves pretending to be a teacher because she wants to be a teacher when she grows up. Eliza's favorite thing to eat is fried chicken with fries. Her favorite color is purple and her favorite animals are bunnies. Right now, Eliza loves to sing and is learning her letters. Eliza asks for you to pray for her dad because he is having trouble finding jobs. This family financial situation has been gravely affected by COVID. Please pray for Eliza's health and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24815



Israel C in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 1
DOB: 2/22/16

Francisco prefers to go by Israel. Israel lives with both of his parents and his siblings. His dad drives a boat and his mom is a housewife. Israel is a funny and cheerful boy who loves playing soccer with his friends. He is creative and loves drawing in art class and singing in music class. Israel's favorite thing to eat is fried fish. He is responsible and helps his mom with anything she asks him to do. He doesn't like to make a mess and keeps everything really clean. Israel says that thing he is most proud of is his family. He is currently enjoying reading and learning about the Ten Commandments in the Bible. He asks that you pray for his parents. Please also pray for Israel, for his health and future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24816



Javier T in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: 3
DOB: 7/5/21

Javier lives with his mom and his grandparents. He has never known his father. Javier's mom works as a local artisan, embroidering. Javier is a shy and quiet boy loves to play soccer with his friends. His favorite subject at school is social studies because he really enjoys the activities in the class. Javier also really likes art class because he likes to color. His favorite thing to eat is spaghetti and tomato sauce. Javier is proud that he is a very good and obedient son. He helps his mom by listening to her and doing what she asks of him. He also always keeps his bed clean. Javier wants to be a business man so he can provide for his mom. He is currently enjoying about reading King David in the Bible. Javier asks that you pray for his grandparents and for his studies.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24817

Sponsor Javier T



Kevin R in Guatemala

Gender: Male
Grade: Kindergarten
DOB: 2/5/16

Kevin lives with his grandparents. His mom works in another town but he has never known his father. He also has one sister. Kevin is a quiet boy who likes playing with his sister and friends. He also loves to sing songs. Kevin's favorite thing to eat is a burger with fries, but he also likes to eat spaghetti. He loves horses and the color red. At his house, Kevin has a few chickens and cats as pets. He asks for you to pray for God to keep his mom safe. Since she works far away from him, Kevin misses her very much. Please also pray for Kevin, for his health and his future.

Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24818

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