Why a vacation when there are basic needs to be met?

Three answers:

1) The money that was used for the vacation was given by an individual who wanted to do something special for the girls as a Christmas gift.

2) Children need fun times in their lives to help them become well-rounded individuals, especially children from shattered backgrounds.

3) This was a low budget vacation, traveling in the TF bus, staying in housing provided by a member of the Ilo Church, and eating at a home arranged by the same Church.

Torre Fuerte is not only a home for girls, but a family. These fun times together help bond the family together and make wonderful memories for them to look back on, someday. We are blessed to have been part of this memory with them.

There was time on the beach for swimming (and sunburn), seeing the town, a boat tour, searching tidal pools, souvenir shopping, and just lots of time to play.

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Kelly, Monica, Gabi and Kelly

Katherine, Luke, Karen E., Mercedes, Katie, Davey

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Looking for sea lions

Sea lion close-up

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Port English

Most of our gang at Port English

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Gianela, Ian, Rosa Janet, Ester

Mercedes and Xiomara searching

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Milagros & Mayra

Pastor Dario, Ian, & Ursula

Pastor, Ian, Pastora Indira


 Thank you James and the Ilo Church for these wonderful memories!

4 thoughts on “Fun in the Sun

  1. It was fun to see the photos, the girls looked like they had a great time. It’s good for them to have fun. You’re helping them build great memories!!


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