Angely makes her home with her father and her mother. Making beds, running errands and cleaning are her household duties. Her father is sometimes employed and her mother maintains the home. There are 2 children in the family.
Playing with dolls and playing group games are Angely's favorite activities. In primary school her performance is average and she also regularly attends church activities.
Your love and support will help Angely to receive the assistance she needs to develop her potential. Please pray for her.
Angely lives in the coastal community of Tupac Amaru Inca (La Villa), home to approximately 14,700 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, bamboo walls and reed roofs.
The regional diet consists of beans, chicken, fish, bread, rice and potatoes. Common health problems in this area include asthma, acute respiratory infections, skin diseases, diarrhea and colds. Most adults work in factories, as fishermen or as subsistence farmers and earn the equivalent of $71 per month. This community needs basic utility services, paved roads and technical training schools.
Your sponsorship allows the staff of El Sembrador Student Center to provide Angely with Bible teaching, nutritious food, hygiene and health education, sports, special celebrations, cultural activities, homework help and academic support. The center staff will also provide health education, evangelism and parenting school for the parents or guardians of Angely.
Sprawled along the southern Pacific Ocean, Peru is divided into three regions: the heavily populated coastal plain; the Andes Mountains, where cattle and agriculture predominate; and the humid eastern lowlands, inhabited by isolated Amerindian tribes.
Once part of the vast Incan empire, Peru has emerged from decades of civil strife as a growing economy. Three out of four Peruvians live in cities. Nearly half are Indians and many are mestizo (descended from Spanish and Indian ancestry). Spanish and Quechua are Peru's official languages. The majority of Peruvians are Catholic. Compassion works mostly in the western part of the country along the Pacific Ocean, but also has child development centers in the upper jungle and in some Andean towns in the central and eastern regions.
When Spaniard Francisco Pizarro landed in Peru in 1532, the Incas ruled a vast empire rich in silver and gold, which soon fell to the conquistadors. Spain ruled the area until 1821, when Peru won its independence. Since then, Peru's government has alternated between military and civilian dictators and reform-minded leaders. During the 1970s and 1980s, the country struggled with inflation, a decline in per-capita income, and guerrilla violence. A strong economy and increased stability prevailed in the 1990s, although the government was criticized for human rights violations. The 2006 elections saw the return of former president Alan Garcia who vowed to improve social conditions and maintain fiscal responsibility.
Map of Peru
Child's Location: Nortwest of Ica