The Journey

I want to thank the Lord for His provision the last 18 months. Although food prices as well as gasoline, electrical, medical and other items have risen by 5-10% God has provided for us. You are a large part of that and I thank you with all my…

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A Good Heart

We are doing well. There is a group of staff and older children who are doing the best they can to help Josue’ in this battle with so many with Covid. I am so grateful for them. I wish everyone had the same heart. Helping one person might…

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Dialysis

The cases continue to rise but all are mild. We have been asked to take 4 more children on dialysis so God is blessing. We will not take them until Covid runs its course on campus. Alex’s surgery went fine. We have 15 more cases—all mild.

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Alex in dialysis

I believe in prayer and ask for yours. We have 17 new cases of covid. Cometas(1), Doncillas (2), Esperanza up(1) and down(1), Vencedores(5) & Buen Pastor(7). More than 50 have been positive but only Josue’ was hospitalized. The health department and the ambulance services came and they will…

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Education

Billy met with the Department of Education & explained what was happening with the children testing positive. He asked permission to stop classes & give the children the grades they have earned for 3 and ½ semesters. They agreed so the university students will continue with virtual studies…

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Community prayer

Warfare takes many forms. If you have followed the last 2 months you know that we had an original outburst of 9 staff and children test positive for Covid with only Josue’ hospitalized. Then Alex in dialysis and 18 older boys and 1 younger boy are currently in…

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3 days

Josue, Billy, Alex and others worked long hours to get the 16 boys who tested positive moved from their dorms to the visitor’s dorm on the back property. Coordinating food and education were major factors. We are going to quarantine all dorms for 3 days by giving each…

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Miracle needed

I have felt so badly about not writing thank you cards to those of you who are still giving through out this pandemic. But, praise God, Debbie was finally able to get me the mail. It goes back months but I promise I will begin writing today. Josue…

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Nice to have visitors

Dave and his family games and snacks with the baby dorm and then the corn hole games and hot food with the older boys in Buen Pastor. It is so nice to have visitors able to come and provide blessings for the children after so many months of…

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New Girl

The courts sent us a 12 year old who has been abused by parents, grandparents and brother. When she was told she would be in a dorm with only girls she was so happy. Dave and Amy have quarantined long with their son Tyler. Today they had craft…

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Did you know?

Did you know that the director of Casa was our first child and that all the following are young adults who were raised at Casa? There are 2 associate directors, purchaser, financial officer, school director, cooks, laundry workers, 4 pairs of husbands and wives who are house parents,…

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Music

I messed up yesterday and sent today’s update. So I will just say that our Sunday service worship and praise was out of sight. We have no more news on the dialysis kids.

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Dialysis

Before they were to do the surgery on Alex they did a Covid test and it was positive so Aroldo went to a lab and redid the test. It was negative but the hospital would not readmit him. So we are now quarantining the dialysis house for to…

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Alex

Covid deaths in the USA have surpassed 718,000 making it the worst pandemic in USA history. There have been 44,444,146 cases. God continues to protect our younger, under 18, children although Arolodo is watching Alex closely. The Day of the Child continued into the night so it…

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Costumes

Alex from dialysis was hospitalized today. Pray for him. Dave and Amy arrived today from Texas as they will become house parents next year. They will be in Esperanza so we still have two other dorms that need house parents. Day of the Child has arrived so the…

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Preperations

All of the dorms have been preparing for The Day of the Child, which will include home made costumes, games, food, etc. Praise God we no longer have any cases of COVID here on campus. One of the boys must get a COVID test today so that he…

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Happy days

It is incredible how fast this month has gone. This Friday is the Day of the Child so most of the dorms have put together their money from sponsors and will do something special. After telling the children that we will have graduation and queceaneras the joy and…

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A new child

The courts sent us an 11year old boy. He has many cuts and bruises. The health department is going to vaccinate our 40 oldest young people. Our physician here on campus and is in the hospital. It appears she will have surgery and again I ask for your…

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Claudeth

Roxana is near graduation from the university . Her husband works for the government. They have a 6 month old daughter, Claudeth. I love the success stories. Griselda in dialysis asked me to escort her when she celebrates her quinceanera at graduation. I am proud. Another granddaughter Claudeth…

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