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Brean Lyn López Garcia  

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  • Age: 5
  • Birthday: February 28, 2009
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Peru
  • Center: Vida Nueva Student Center
  • Child ID: PE5490096
In his home, Brean helps by running errands and cleaning. He lives with his father and his mother. His father is sometimes employed and his mother maintains the home. There are 2 children in the family.

Art, hide-and-seek and playing group games are Brean's favorite activities. In kindergarten his performance is average and he also regularly attends church activities.

Your love and support will help Brean to receive the assistance he needs to develop his potential. Please pray for him.
Brean lives in the mountainous community of Puerto Ciruelo, home to approximately 3,200 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement floors, mud walls and tin roofs.

The regional diet consists of beef, rice and potatoes. Common health problems in this area include respiratory infections, parasites, diarrhea, malnutrition and anemia. Most adults work as day laborers and earn the equivalent of $123 per month. This community needs libraries, employment opportunities, clothing, nutritious food, potable water and health programs.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Vida Nueva Student Center to provide Brean with Bible teaching, nutritious food, medical checkups, health education, birthday celebrations, field trips, academic reinforcement and school supplies. The center staff will also provide parenting education for the parents or guardians of Brean.
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.

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Child's Location: North of Jaén

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