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Good Shepherd Christian Academy
Jaqueline I in Guatemala
Jaqui's is an only child. Her 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. At home, Jaqui helps her mother with household chores and is responsible for completing her homework. She is cheerful yet reserved at times. Jaqui loves to play basketball, play with her friends at school, and she really enjoys food and eating. Her favorite meal to eat is chicken and waffles. At school, she enjoys studying math and natural science. Jaqui likes to learn about nature and animals. She is still interested in following her mothers footsteps by becoming a teacher someday, while also considering the medical field as a future career. When we asked Jaqui what she likes most about herself she replied, "I like my smile, eyes, and hair." She enjoys reading about King David in the Bible. Please continue to pray for Jaqui, remembering her wellbeing, education, and mother.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24173
Pedrito M in Guatemala
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
Leslie's father is not in the picture. Her mother sells tortillas to support the family. Leslie helps are mother by keeping her room tidy and assistant her in making and selling tortillas. Leslie is a cheerful and peaceful young lady. In her spare time she enjoys swimming and running. Leslie is proud that she gets to go to school as well as church, and she really enjoys doing both. Her favorite subjects at school are Social Studies and Physical Education. She loves that her and her classmates get to exercise together and have fun. Leslie's most beloved meal is chicken soup with a fruit drink. She has a new dream of becoming a doctor someday. In doing so, Leslie hopes to help others. Her favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 54:13. Please continue to pray for Leslie's wellbeing, her education, and mother.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23305
Diego D in Guatemala
Diego continues to live with both parents and his grandmother. He is an only child. His father is a painter, while his mother sells snacks at the park. Diego helps out at home by getting his homework done and helping his mother with house chores. He has a very outgoing personality but can find himself restless at times. His favorite activities include running and playing soccer. He loves soccer and says he has so much fun on the field with his friends. At school, Diego enjoys studying math because it comes pretty natural to him. He also likes language and reading stories. Diego Feels proud when his birthday comes around because he gets celebrated with cake and gifts. His favorite meal is spaghetti with cheese bread. Diego stills hopes to be a Police officer or Fireman so that one day he can serve his community. He still enjoys reading the Ten Commandments in the Bible. Please continue to pray for Diego, remembering his health, family, and education.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23019
Dorcas Belen R in Guatemala
Dorcas prefers to go by her middle name, Belen. Belen lives with her parents and younger brother. Her father serves at church and has a vendor space at the market, while her mother embroiders traditional clothing. Belen's responsibilities include helping to clean the home and assist her father at the market. Belen is outgoing and eager to learn. Her favorite subject to study is language because she loves hearing stories and learning new words. Belen is a quick learner and good observer. She still holds tight to the dream of studying Law someday. When we asked Belen what she is most proud of she said "My family. I'm happy because they are healthy and my brother is growing." Her favorite meal is fried fish with fries and she loves to read John 3:16 in the Bible. Please continue to pray for Belen, remembering her wellbeing, family, and education.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23309
Yolanda T in Guatemala
Mica would be described as happy, funny, friendly, and peaceful young lady. She lives with both parents, grandparents and her two siblings. Her family are Christians and pray continuously for Mica to be able to continue her education. Mica's father is a vendor for a local company, while her mother makes beaded jewelry. At home, Mica is responsible for washing the dishes, helping to clean different areas of the home, and reading her Bible. She loves to go to church, sketch, and play basketball. At school she enjoys studying math because she likes working with numbers, as well as natural science because she loves nature. Her favorite meal is chicken soup with vegetables and rice. When we asked Mica what she was most proud of she said, "My school. I feel happy when I play with my friends at school." We also asked her what she likes most about herself and Mica replied, "I'm happy and funny." She still dreams of teaching someday and impacting many lives through education. She loves to read about the story of Creation in Genesis. Please continue to pray for Mica's wellbeing, family, and education.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24311
Billi S in Guatemala
Billi lives with both parents and his four siblings. His father works in a business, while his mother stays at home and cares for the household and family needs. Billi is a good help to his mother. His responsibilities at home include clearing the table and making his bed. Billi still enjoys running, playing soccer, and drawing. His favorite subject is Art. He also still enjoys computer class because he thinks its fun. Billi is a good listener to his peers and teachers, though he can be shy at times. When we asked him what he was most proud of he replied "When I get a high scores on my homework. I feel happy when I go to church and run around outside." Billi still hopes to become a lawyer someday. His happiest meal is shrimp ceviche, which is a seafood salad with lime and tomato....and he still loves reading Psalm 23 in the Bible. Please continue to pray for Billi's education, family, and future.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23580
Esdras E in Guatemala
Josias would be described as a cheerful, chatty, and at times restless young man. He lives with both parents and his younger brother. His father works by cleaning seafood, while his mother works with special needs children. Josias helps out at home by sweeping and getting his homework done. He still loves to play soccer and basketball. At school Josias enjoys studying numbers and says he likes the challenge they bring. He also enjoys language class because he likes to write and imagine. Josias' favorite meal is shrimp with french fries and ketchup. His hopes of becoming a Police officer is continual. When we asked Josias what is he most proud of he said "I feel happy every day." We also asked him what he likes best about himself and his response was "I like to come to class." Josias loves to read about Creation in Genesis. His prayer request is that health would be restored in his country. Please also continue to pray for Josias' wellbeing, education, and family.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24313
Febe T A in Guatemala
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
Jessi 'Azael' L in Guatemala
Azael is now okay to go by his first name, Jessi, instead of his middle name, Azael. Changing names can be confusing but know that this it very common for the kids. Jessi has two older brothers. His father is a retired musician, and his mother does embroidery and serves in the church. Jessi is obedient at home and does what his mother asks of him. His personality would be described as outgoing and caring. In Jessi's spare time, he loves to draw, sing, and play soccer. At school he most enjoys studying Language and the Bible because be loves learning about God. Jessi hopes to be a Pastor when he grows up. His favorite foods are fish and pizza. When we asked Jessi what he likes most about himself he replied "I am cheerful, funny, and I like to talk." His favorite story in the bible is the story of Noah's Ark. Please continue to pray for Jessi's health, education, family, and future.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23022
Esteban P in Guatemala
Esteban lives with both parents and one brother. His father is a carpenter, while his mother cares for the home and family's needs. His responsibilities at home are to help his father collect wood. Esteban has an outgoing personality but can find himself restless at times. He enjoys playing with race cars and continues to love playing soccer. He says he is proud of his soccer skills. At school his favorite subjects are math and natural science. Esteban appreciates and enjoys being in nature. When we asked Esteban what he likes most about himself he replied with "my hair, eyes, and that I'm growing." He still loves to eat fried chicken and fries, and has recently added salad to his favorite foods list. His loves reading the Ten Commandments in the Bible. Please continue to pray for Esteban's health, education, and family.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-23021
Andrea C. in Guatemala
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
Cefora S. in Guatemala
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
Oseas L in Guatemala
Oseas lives with both of his parent and two sisters. His dad sells food in Guatemala City, while his mom pours her love and time into the household. At home he helps his mother by gathering the dishes and making his bed. Oseas loves to color and draw. His favorite hobbies include singing and playing soccer. At school he enjoys computer class and thinks working on a computer is so much fun. When we asked Oseas what he is most proud of his response was "When I get high grades, go to church, and when I run around outdoor." We also asked him what he likes most about himself and he said "I'm a little shy and I don't like to be bothered, but I like to listen." Oseas has a new hope of becoming a lawyer someday. His favorite meal is chicken with a sauce and grilled potatoes, and his most beloved Bible verse is Psalm 23. Oseas prayer request is that health would be restored in his country. Please also pray for his wellbeing, education, and family.
Sponsorship Code: GUGSHPD-24814
Eliza M. in Guatemala
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
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
Kevin R in Guatemala
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