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Victor Prasetyo Widi Nugroho  

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  • Age: 17
  • Birthday: January 1, 1997
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Toyo Pangesangan Student Center
  • Child ID: IO9470096
    • Waiting: 199 Days for a sponsor.
Victor lives with his mother. At home, duties include helping in the kitchen, running errands and cleaning. His mother is employed.

For fun, Victor enjoys soccer and listening to music. He attends Bible class and youth group regularly and is in high school where his performance is average.

Because of your sponsorship, Victor will have new opportunities to learn and grow physically, mentally, and spiritually. Thank you for your concern and prayers.
Victor lives on the plains of Selokaton, home to approximately 11,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of tile floors, brick walls and tile roofs. The primary ethnic group and language is Javanese.

The regional diet consists of goat, soybeans and rice. Common health problems in this area include fevers and influenza. Most adults in Selokaton work in factories and earn the equivalent of $85 per month. This community needs employment opportunities, qualified teachers and schools.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Toyo Pangesangan Student Center to provide Victor with Bible studies, medical exams, nutritious food, sports, leadership training, English classes and computer courses. The center staff will also provide seminars and fellowship for the parents or guardians of Victor.
Indonesia consists of 17,000 islands along the equator between Australia and Asia. The larger islands have central mountain ranges and fertile plains and lowlands. The climate is tropical with a rainy season from October to April.

The country squeezes a population nearly the size of the United States into a landmass roughly triple the size of Texas; it has the fourth largest population in the world. Indonesia is also a diverse nation with many resources. More than 700 languages are spoken but the most common is Bahasa Indonesia. Islam claims 90 percent of Indonesians; however, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and animism are also practiced.

When Columbus sailed from Spain in 1492, he sought a new route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. The Portuguese arrived in the sixteenth century but in 1602 the Dutch began slowly gaining control of the islands. Following Japanese occupation during World War II, the country, led by Sukarno, proclaimed independence in 1945. Suharto ousted Sukarno in 1968 and held the presidency of the military-controlled republic until 1998, when a collapsing economy fueled riots and demands for reforms. In 2001, the country elected a female leader, President Megawati Sukarnoputri.

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Child's Location: North of Solo

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Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects your child with a loving, church-based Child Sponsorship Program.  

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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When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.