2016Mar17- Tonight at the mission, we had a few local children (Romario, Luciana, Jose) over that spotted the pile of Pakay beans on the table which someone gifted us and they asked for a few ... well, this started a bean eating frenzie
El Carmen, San Juan Bautista, Ica, Peru - LAMA Mission - English class students sing bilingual Gospel song
2016 March 11 - We had a fantastic performance of singing '10,000 Reasons'
2016 March 1 - We just had an improptu sing-along of the English/Spanish Hymn we have been practicing in the English class. From the sound of this impromptu session, I am glad that this is not the regular English class doing this recital, just a few of them. ;-)
Let Kids be Kids, Ninos sean Ninos!
Just a collection of short videos of kids having fun at the Mission in games, dance, interactions. Every one of these children come from a home of unique need, most likely housing, clothing, income, food, health, all of the above. Yet as we reach out to help this community and many of the individual needs, we especially enjoy giving these children something to do, a place to go to, fun with their friends in a safe environment, and guidance and direction in their life as they grow.
We are so proud of many of the youth that we started with just a few years ago who have stepped up as volunteers at the mission.
Meet Carlos and his family. They have very little, living in a very meager home. Carlos was missing school for lack of shoes, until we got him a pair. Their house is a dirt floor but they are better than many in that they have a sewer linkup, just no toilet. 7 people in two bedrooms.