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Venta Yeusy Chriseriska  

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  • Age: 17
  • Birthday: July 5, 1997
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Maranatha Student Center
  • Child ID: IO9670121
    • Waiting: 278 days for a sponsor. Urgent need for a sponsor.
In his home, Venta helps by caring for children, running errands and cleaning. He lives with his father and his mother. His father is sometimes employed as a laborer and his mother is employed as a laborer. There are 2 children in the family.

For fun, Venta enjoys swimming, volleyball 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, Venta will have new opportunities to learn and grow physically, mentally, and spiritually. Thank you for your concern and prayers.
Venta lives on the plains of Ledok, home to approximately 6,800 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, wood walls and tile roofs. The primary ethnic group is Java and the most commonly spoken language is Indonesian.

The regional diet consists of rice. Common health problems in this area include dengue fever, hepatitis, lung diseases and typhus. Most of the adults in Ledok work in factories and earn the equivalent of $60 per month. This community needs tuition assistance, scholastic materials and employment opportunities.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Maranatha Student Center to provide Venta with Bible teaching, health checkups, sports, English courses, nutritious food and life skills training. The center staff will also sponsor meetings and evangelism for the parents or guardians of Venta.
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: Central Salatiga

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

Your support provides:

  • Medical checkups, which often save lives
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  • Access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief
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