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Remberto Lopez  

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  • Age: 13
  • Birthday: December 21, 2000
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Bolivia
  • Center: Los Olivos Student Center
  • Child ID: BO5730498
    • Waiting: 327 Days for a sponsor.
    • Child lives in an area with higher risk of exploitation and abuse.
Remberto lives with his father and his mother. He is responsible for washing clothes and making beds. His father is sometimes employed as a laborer and his mother maintains the home. There are 3 children in the family.

For fun, Remberto enjoys soccer and playing group games. He attends church activities regularly and is in middle school where his performance is average.

Your love and support will help Remberto to receive the assistance he needs to develop his potential. Please pray for him.
Remberto lives in the mountainous community of Sacaba, home to approximately 9,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, tin walls and wood roofs. The primary ethnic group is Quechua and the spoken language is Spanish.

The regional diet consists of maize, chicken, bread, beef, potatoes and rice. Common health problems in this area include diarrhea, tuberculosis, colds and malnutrition. Most adults in Sacaba work as day laborers and earn the equivalent of $91 per month. This community needs employment opportunities and drug and alcohol abuse prevention programs.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Los Olivos Student Center to provide Remberto with Bible studies, medical and dental checkups, deworming, sports, special celebrations, talent shows, community service opportunities and academic support. The center staff will also provide health education for the parents or guardians of Remberto.
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: South of Cochabamba

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Your support provides:

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