Name: Angel Reyes Esquito
Date of Birth: 5/23/1996
Angel arrived at Rehoboth in 2007 after the authorities discovered he was being abused by his alcoholic father. After missing a lot of school, a social worker visited Angel at home and became aware of his situation. While speaking to the court Psychiatrics, Angel requested they protect his sister, Maria, as well. Maria arrived at Rehoboth two months after Angel. Their mother passed away before their arrival. Occasionally, Angel receives visits from his older sisters and their children.
We have been granted permanent custody of Angel and his sister.
Angel attends school every day and enjoys music, art, and soccer. He is very happy at the Home and is thriving in a safe, loving environment.
He finally got to moved into our transition home.
Location: Rehoboth Orphanage
Rehoboth Children’s Home is located in the town of Chimaltenango, located 35 miles west of Guatemala City. Rehoboth is home to boys and girls between two and 18 years old. The name of the home is based on Genesis 26:22. In this passage, Isaac had dug two wells in the new land and those around him quarreled with him, saying it was theirs. Once he had dug the third well, no one quarreled over it and he named it Rehoboth, saying, “Now the Lord is given us Room and will flourish in the land.” This means a lot to the children of Rehoboth; it reminds them that though their parents and others have abandoned them, God has made room for them. Guatemala has one of the highest violent crime rates in Latin America; your sponsorship will help this child.
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