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Nahomy Michelle Garcia Dueñas  

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  • Age: 6
  • Birthday: December 16, 2008
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: El Salvador
  • Center: Amiguitos del Rey (King's Little Friends) Student Center
  • Child ID: ES7920502
Nahomy lives with her father and her mother. She is responsible for washing clothes, helping in the kitchen and cleaning. Her father is employed as a laborer and her mother maintains the home. There are 2 children in the family.

For fun, Nahomy enjoys playing with dolls and running. She attends church activities and Bible class regularly and is in kindergarten where her performance is average.

Your love and support will help Nahomy to receive the assistance she needs to develop her potential. Please pray for her.
Nahomy lives on the plains of Barrio San Antonio, home to approximately 21,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement and have corrugated iron roofs.

The regional diet consists of maize and beans. Common health problems in this area include respiratory illnesses and stomach infections. Most adults in Barrio San Antonio are unemployed but some work in factories and earn the equivalent of $148 per month. This community needs water, libraries and suitable housing.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Amiguitos del Rey (King's Little Friends) Student Center to provide Nahomy with Bible teaching, medical checkups, nutritious food, hygiene education, sports, special celebrations, English classes, sewing courses and handicraft training. The center staff will also provide parenting education for the parents or guardians of Nahomy.
Most Salvadorans live in the country's subtropical central region of valleys and plateaus. A hot coastal plain is in the south and the north is mountainous. Nearly all the land is farmed; coffee is grown in the mountains.

Ninety percent of El Salvador's population is of mixed Indian and Spanish descent; about 60 percent live in urban areas. Although a few Indians have retained many of their old customs and traditions, most people have adopted the Spanish language and culture. Fifty-seven percent of Salvadorans are Catholic but there is extensive activity by Protestant groups and over twenty-one percent are Protestants. Compassion works in the central, southern and western regions of the country.

El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. Spain claimed the country in 1525. Almost 300 years later, El Salvador declared its independence and, after a brief union with Mexico, joined four other Central American countries to form a federation. When this union ended in 1838, El Salvador became a republic. The country experienced a period of increasing unrest during the 1970s that culminated in a civil war in the 1980s. In 1992, a peace agreement was reached.

Map of El Salvador

Child's Location: In Santa Ana

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