Newsletter, Ed. 5

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Alex L.

We don’t know where Alex’s parents are.  He lives with his neighbor and they have been pleading with Steven to allow Alex into the orphanage.  He likes soccer.  He just forgets everything in class.  When you teach him, if you ask him a question a few minutes later he has no idea what you’re talking about. …

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John O.

John was not going to school.  He was using a magnet to collect metals to sell when Steven found him.  He struggles with English but is good with Mathematics.  Due to lack of a balanced diet in his life, he has recurring skin problems that are being treated. He likes soccer.

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Yvonne

Yvonne is from a single mother.  We rescued her from her grandmother because her mother left Yvonne with her to find a job.  She was staying with her grandmother who couldn’t take care of her.  She is never serious.  She would rather go and play than do her class assignment.  She also likes to sleep.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth likes sports.  She is very good in soccer.  She was selected for a higher tournament team.  She works hard in school.  She comes from a father who is totally disabled.  She likes jokes.

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Faith

Faith comes from a single mother.  Her mother divorced and remarried.  Faith was unable to get along with her stepfather very well.  Most of the time she would take care of her siblings and not go to school.  This lead to poor performance in class because she is absent a lot.  She really likes to study …

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Luise

Luise is a wild boy.  He screams in the middle of the class.  He beats and bites the other kids then he screams and cries like he was beaten.  He is afraid of punishment.  He pees his pants when a teacher walks towards him.  He is pretty smart!

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Fidel

He is a cool boy.  He doesn’t ever fight.  He’s not talkative but he isn’t quiet either.  He loves soccer!

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Cliff

Cliff has a single father.  His mother left them.  He is very quiet and is totally disorganized.  He doesn’t even like to tie his shoe laces but he love soccer.

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Esther

Esther is from a single parent.  Her mother was kicked out of the house because she wasn’t able to pay rent.  This forced them to move in with their neighbors.  Her mother washes clothes in the neighborhood.  She only makes $1 a day doing that.  She struggles in school.  She likes volleyball and hid and …

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