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Ruddy Saire  

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  • Age: 7
  • Birthday: November 7, 2006
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Bolivia
  • Center: El Porvenir Student Center
  • Child ID: BO2910109
    • Waiting: 315 Days for a sponsor.
    • Child lives in an area with higher risk of exploitation and abuse.
In his home, Ruddy helps by running errands. He lives with his father and his mother. His father is sometimes employed as a laborer and his mother maintains the home. There are 6 children in the family.

For fun, Ruddy enjoys playing with cars. He attends church activities regularly and is in primary school where his performance is average.

Please remember Ruddy in your prayers. Your love and support will help him to receive the assistance he needs to grow and develop.
Ruddy lives on the plains of Patacamaya, home to approximately 30,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, mud walls and tin roofs. The primary ethnic group is Aymará.

The regional diet consists of maize, bananas, chicken, fish, bread, beef, plantains, rice and potatoes. A common health problem in this area is the common cold. Most adults work as market traders and earn the equivalent of $75 per month. This community needs technical institutes, employment opportunities and proper medical care.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of El Porvenir Student Center to provide Ruddy with Bible teaching, hygiene education, sports, camps, first aid lessons, vocational training and field trips. The center staff will also provide learning techniques courses for the parents or guardians of Ruddy.
Bolivia is comprised of four geographic regions: the central plateau in the Andes Mountains, the Lake Titicaca region, the central region's semitropical rain forests and the hot, humid lowlands of the east. Landlocked, Bolivia borders Chile, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.

Bolivia has the largest natural gas reserve in South America. Still, it remains the least developed country on the continent. Half the population is made up of indigenous groups who speak Aymara and Quechua and are who are mired in poverty. Compassion works mainly among the indigenous highlanders who make beautiful hand-woven textiles from the wool of alpacas and llamas, animals that also provide milk, meat and transport. Corn and potatoes are staples of the indigenous diet. Virtually all Bolivians are Catholic.

Once known as the cradle of the Inca Empire, Bolivia came under Spanish rule in 1535. Bolivia won independence in 1825. Until the end of the nineteenth century, there were many coups and short-lived constitutions. The period from 1952 to 1964 was marked by significant economic and social reforms and a new constitution was adopted in 1967; however, civil unrest continues to dominate Bolivia's politics. Bolivia is a divided country. Its indigenous people are locked in a battle with its industry and political leaders to gain more economic independence.

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Child's Location: Southeast of El Alto

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Your support provides:

  • Food and clean water
  • Medical care
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  • Important life-skills training
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

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