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Beautiful children. However, the reddish coloring of this child's hair is an indication that she is malnourished.
Parents of girls relocated to these new homes must give permission. Most parents are glad for their children to have an opportunity for a cleaner and safer life.
More than 1,000 people live inside the Managua city dump; the majority of them children. The horrendous conditions and sense of hopelessness lead many young girls into prostitution. Local believers, with the help of the local evangelistic church, outside agencies, and generous donors from GCRI constructed a Christian "safe haven" where these young people can live and learn in a safe, clean, environment.