Zona 5, where your child lives, is located in a slum area of Guatemala City. An extremely poor area, our program is squeezed in among the shanty dwellings built over an old city dump. Many houses in this area are without toilets or running water and are assembled with scrap wood, sheet metal, and cardboard. Zone 5, is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Guatemala City. It is controlled by gangs and drug pushers. Robberies and murders are common in this area. Public education is available - however, many cannot afford it. Life in Zone 5 is very difficult. This child lives on top of an old rubbish dump in Zone 5 of Guatemala City.
Hello! My name is Sara Elizabeth Chan Medrano. I attend the feeding program in Zone 5. I was born on April 13, 2014. I am four years old. I am in good health. I am not in school yet. In my free time, I like to play with dolls, tag, and play with balls. My favorite color is blue, and my favorite animal is the elephant. I love to eat chicken soup. I have one brother and four sisters. My mother, Nancy Fabiola, takes care of our home and sells bread from our home. My father´s name is Alber Geovanni. My father is a baker. I do not attend school yet, but my siblings attend school. My family is in good health, but we are struggling to get ahead. My family rents our home. It has one bedroom and a separate kitchen. The walls of our home are made of concrete block. It has a granite floor. We have running water and electricity. I share a bed with my parents. We attend a church named Calvary.
With much love and many blessings,
Sara Elizabeth Chan Medrano
Translated by Stephen Macoy, Living Water Missionary