January 2015 Updates
Hello, I’m Ana. I’m very grateful for the gifts that you’ve given to me and I want you to have a Happy New Year. I hope that you’re happy and I wanted to let you know that, thank God, I am doing well in school. I passed the school year. I gave it my all. Thanks for praying for me and I’m also praying for you. Thanks! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Hello, sponsors and friends. I am very happy because we’re ready to start classes. I have all of my school supplies and I’m happy because I’m going to start the first grade. Also, I got a really awesome birthday present from VISEDAL. Thank you. I am very happy and healthy. God bless.
Hello. I hope you’re well and had a great Christmas and a prosperous New Year with all of your family and that God continues to bless you and that you are very happy. I thank you so much for all of the unconditional help you’ve given me out of love. I know you’ll never forget me, like I will never forget you because you are super special to me. I’ll always have you in my heart and in my mind. I love you so much. God bless you and Happy New Year.
Hello. My name is Belén. I’m 14 years old. Well, I hope you and your family are in good health. And I want to thank you for the help you’ve given me because it’s helped me a lot. I hope God watches over you because you have a good heart because you help us. I want to tell you to have a Happy New Year, full of prosperity, happiness, and blessings. May God continue blessing you. Well, with that said, goodbye. Happy New Year. I love you.
Merry Christmas! How was your Christmas? How are you? I am well. I like school. I like piñatas and presents. I like Santa. My year was good. I like Dora the Explorer. I like soccer. I like swimming. I like biking. My favorite color is orange.
This year was my fourth year in high school and after my last year I’m going to college. I’m going to study general medicine so I can later study to be a medical surgeon. It is already summertime here and it’s very hot, but I like it. I hope your Christmas was good. I’d like to experience Christmas in another place. I like soccer and the beach. I like chicken with potatoes, fried rice, and the color brown—and Twilight. Goodbye. Thank you so much. ILY, Carlos Aaron Perez.
Hello, friends. My holiday went very well, especially when the VISEDAL volunteers visited us and we had fun at the amusement park and enjoyed the food and games. I’m really glad that classes are starting soon. I’m going to study a lot so I do well. I like to study, play, learn English, play video games, and spend time with my mom. Thank you for all of your support.
Hello, friends and sponsors. How are you? Well, I was a bit sick this Christmas, but I’m already better. I took some vitamins and I feel much better. I had a lot of fun playing in the park, going out, and everything. I did really well in school. My teacher says I’m her best student. I’m always on time and, well, I like to do my homework. I like to play ball, go out with my siblings, and watch cartoons. Thank you. Hugs for everyone.
Hello, I’m Everth. I’m on vacation now but I start classes soon. I’m working now and I have soccer practice daily. My favorite food is fried fish. My goal for this year is to get into college with high grades. I’m 18 years old. I thank God, then I thank you for continuing to support us all this time. Thank you.
Hello, friends. How are you? I’m well. I spent the holidays with my grandma, mom, brother, and sister. We had a lot of fun. We also went to visit my aunts and we all spent time together. I’m glad I already have my school supplies and I’m ready to do really well in school and study a lot. I like to eat ice cream, study English, paint, and play.
Hello. My name is Genesis V. I am very well and I hope that you are too. My Christmas was very good and I hope yours was too.
Hello! How are you? Well, I hope you’re doing well. My Christmas here was stupendously happy, and you guys? How was your Christmas? I hope I can see you one day. So, I did well in school although English was tough, but I’m giving it my all. Everything is good here. My family and I are happy because of all of the good things that have happened to us. I love you so much.
Hello, friend. How are you? I’m doing well. I like to play a lot, especially video games and soccer, and I like to go bike riding with friends. I like to have fun and play with my friends. I was really happy this Christmas; I spent it with my friends and my new little sister, who I love a lot. I hope you are well.
I like to play soccer. I’m 14 and I’m in the 6th grade. My favorite soccer player is Cristiano Ronaldo. My favorite class is Language and Literature. Thank you for everything. I love you like a friend. Goodbye, Isaac Israel. God bless you.
Hello. How are you? I hope you’re doing well and that God blesses you. I’m feeling good here in my country. Thank God I finished high school and I feel very proud. Thanks to your support I have accomplished some of my goals, like finishing high school. And I hope you’re proud of me. You are my family and I love you so much. I’m going to college, thanks to God and my family, including you, because you are my family also. A big hug! Goodbye.
Hello, dear sponsor. I want to thank you for how great you’ve been with me. I want to tell you yet again that I’ve loved you since you came into my life. You’ve been a big blessing for me and for my family. I experienced a lot this year and the best thing I did was go to church to get to know the great love of our Lord Jesus Christ. I hope to see you one day. Much love from your friend José.
Hello! How are you? I hope you’re well. My Christmas was very wonderful. I hope you enjoyed it as well. I’m doing well in class and I feel very thankful to have you be so kind to me. Bye. I love you.
Hello, friends. How are you? I’m really happy that the VISEDAL volunteers visited us and brought us presents. I liked that a lot. I spent my Christmas with my mom and my siblings. We ate and walked around. I was very happy. What I like to do is watch cartoons, paint, play, and go out with my sister. Thank you all.
Hello, friend. How are you? My Christmas was great. I spent it with friends, setting off fireworks. I like to play soccer and video games a lot. I also like to go bike riding and going out with friends. I also like to study. I like cereal with milk. I hope to see you soon. Take care.
Hello. How have you been? I hope you’re doing well. I’ve been good, thank God. I was happy this Christmas because the VISEDAL volunteers took us out and brought us gifts. Thank you for everything; the gifts were great. So, I hope you come on the next trip because I want to see you. I promise I will do my part this year and throw myself into my studies. I like to play soccer. I like when I get to go out to buy clothes and shoes. I’m really happy when Esmir takes me out to buy school supplies and backpacks. I see the pile of backpacks and I don’t know which one to choose. Well, the truth is I’ve been happy with you all and I’m glad that you’ve been with me through thick and thin. Well, thank you for everything. Take care. And thank you so much. God bless your house, family, and work, and, most importantly, may you be healthy.
Hello! Dear sponsor, I hope you are doing well. This year was wonderful and I also studied a lot. I thank you so much for continuing to support me and for the blessing you send to us. Thank you. I had a great Christmas and I hope you had a great one too. And a Happy New Year. God bless.
Hello. My name is Kevin. I’m writing to find out how you’re doing. I hope you’re doing well. I like soccer. My Christmas was good and I’ve been happy. I hope your Christmas was the same as mine!
Hello, I’m Kimberly. How have you been? What do you like to do? I like to play soccer and my favorite food is chicken. I hope that you had a Happy New Year!
Hello. How are you? My name is Leo. So, I wanted to tell you all about my Christmas. Well, it was great because I was with the VISEDAL volunteers again and I feel happy and proud because I graduated this year. I’m very happy that God let us see another year and helps me move towards my goal of going to college so I can feel proud. Much love, Leo. I carry you in my heart and mind because you help us become someone in life. Goodbye and Happy New Year. God bless.
Hello, my sponsor. How have you been these days? Thank you so, so much for helping us all. I hope you’re well, and tell me how your Christmas was in the US. Christmas was great here, in our country. Oh, I imagine your Christmas was also great. First, thank God I’m going into my second year of high school this year. My favorite color is yellow and my favorite food is grilled chicken. During my free time, I like to play soccer with my friends.
Hello, sponsors. I want to thank you for your support. I’ve been very happy with my family and friends. I’m now getting ready for my last year of high school. I’m going to study very hard so I get good grades. I’m always taking care of my siblings and helping my mom at her cellphone business. I like to study English and I hope to continue learning.
Hello, friends and sponsors. How are you? Well, I’m doing well because we’re about to start classes again. I’m going to take normal classes in the mornings, and in the afternoon, after lunch, I’m going to be in reinforcement classes so I can learn more and get better grades. I’m really excited for this year and I’m going to do my best. I like to draw princesses, play Dora the Explorer, and hang out with my friends when they come to visit us. Thank you for the Christmas gifts from VISEDAL—I liked them a lot.
Hello. My name is Ninoska and I’m 22 years old. I’m going into 8th grade and I have two kids, and my favorite Christmas is a Christmas with my kids and in good health. I hope you are well and had a great New Year. May God bless you. I love you so much. I like beauty and playing with my kids and I like school. Goodbye. May God watch over you.
Hello. How are you doing? And how did your Christmas go? I spent mine with my family and it was great. I’m very thankful for God and for you, who have helped me do well and continue with my life, with my family and my son. I am very thankful for your help. I love you.
Hello. My name is Winny. I just finished my school year and it was a bit difficult. And, well, December was great because I spent it with my family and also because I’m healthy. Goodbye.
Hello, sponsors. I hope you’re well. This Christmas was great; I spent it with my family and friends. I’m very happy because now we have a new member in our family. I now have a niece and I love her a lot. Now I’m helping out at Casa VISEDAL and I like it. I’m go to college daily to study touristic administration hospitality. Thank you so much. God bless.