Saturday, July 11, 2015

Alcides in Peru

First letter is dated November 2007 - final letter is dated August 2009. Alcides was 13 years old at the beginning of our relationship. I don't remember why the sponsorship ended, nor do I have a final letter. I do remember that I had just signed up for a trip to Peru and was looking forward to meeting Alcides. I didn't sponsor any other kids in Peru, so I quickly requested a correspondent child from Peru that I could meet on my trip.

Miscellaneous info from letters:

  • Mom - Herlinda / Dad - Pedro / older brother - Ruben / sister - Gaby (works in student center)
  • soccer, pelotones
  • family knows love of Jesus
  • handicraft workshop at Compassion project - made gift bags and desk
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