Name: Engler Yovani Jauria Gomes
Date of Birth: 10/19/1999
Engler was sent to Rehoboth with a court order putting him in our custody and protective care. The previous home he was in closed and he was very sad to be leaving a place that once again he called home. He was taken from his father and abusive step mother for extreme physical abuse and has scars on his body from burns that his family has inflicted upon him. In year 2014 his father tried to get custody of him and Englar denied the request and ask the judge to place him here permanently and his request was granted ,Praise God!
Engler has a very sweet disposition and is a pleasant boy who aims to please those around him. He excels at school, particularly in English and Art. Engler’s favorite sport is soccer but he also likes to play games like Sorry!, Monopoly, checkers, etc.
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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