The children have continued to come to the HCN to learn and grow together while taking necessary safety precautions. While schools are currently closed, the children have been assigned studies that they are able to fulfill with the help of their teachers at the HCN.
The children have also been able to collaborate and learn together each day. In addition to completing their studies, the girls have a growing interest in knitting. Through hard work, skill, and perseverance the girls have made many beautiful creations… Click to read our recent issue!
The changes that were brought forth with Programa Amor caused El Ayudante to adapt from a child protection center to a family enrichment center. Our Hogar Cristiano Nicaraguense (Nicaraguan Christian Home, HCN) simply adapted and our children were put into the most stable and safe situations possible. Some went back to their families as before, but with financial support and basic needs met. Others went to a family member that could care for them in a safe environment. A few children who did not have a safe place to go continued to call our campus their home. With this change, the children were still provided with food, education, medical care, discipleship and love; they simply left at the end of the day and went home to their families.