Ruth is one of four orphans living with her grandmother. She lost her father due health problems. Her mother lived with another man and one day she pleaded with him to sell a goat so they could send her orphans to school. This caused the man to grab the goat and hit the Ruth’s mother with it, and she died immediately.
Miguel is a boy of around seven years old who lives in a very poor area of Leon, Nicaragua. Miguel is in the first grade and lives with his mother and three brothers. Miguel’s father abandoned him after he was born and his mother works as a housekeeper. The house they live in is in […]
Roxana is six years old and in first grade. She lives in Juarez with her mother and three brothers. Sadly, her father died from a bullet wound. He was shot and killed by accident at a family gathering when he was struck by a stray bullet. Since that time, their mother has struggled to provide for […]
This is Gerardo. He lives in Juarez, Mexico. He is 12 years old and a freshman. When he was just six years old, his mother died so he went to live with his grandmother, Bertha. She sews clothes to make money to feed her family and to send Gerardo and his brother, Leo to school. […]