A Loving Home

Once homeless and abandoned, this sweet girl is now a happy ace student!
Once homeless and abandoned, this sweet girl is now a happy ace student!

Thirteen-year-old Valeria came to Arms of Love five years ago with her two younger siblings. Their parents had abandoned them and left them homeless until a neighbor made a phone call to the Nicaraguan Social Services.  Valeria was in terrible shape – malnourished, skin rashes – and since she had not attended much school, she was far behind her peers.

I guess Arms of Love was the right home for Valeria. She’s now healthy, outgoing – and smart: She just won a regional academic competition.  Who knows? She just might realize her dream to be a doctor!

-Nola B.

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