Preparing older orphans to be successful in the outside world is critical because the outcomes can be grim when they reach adulthood. Studies show that 60% of girls will resort to prostitution and 70% of boys will become criminals to survive.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
With your donations we’ve been able to provide funding for vocational teachers at Casa Bernabe in Guatemala City. Your donations have also provided much-needed supplies for these courses in welding, cooking, computers, carpentry and sewing. This program gives the 42 children enrolled a better chance to succeed when they leave the orphanage because they have a the skills needed to support themselves.