We’ve been intentionally pursuing friendship with the folks in La Limonada, Guatemala over the past year.  This community has become dear to our hearts.

Some great news! The “Mi Casita” Safe Home has become a reality for the first eleven children who have just moved into the place they will now call “home” – where they will be provided with unconditional love, healthy nutrition, one-on-one attention from a psychologist and a support structure from house parents.

A letter from Tita, the Guatemalan Directory in La Limonada is included in the news post on the Lemonade International blog.  I love the way she writes..

My heart is completely about to explode. I feel lke Jesus is very pleased with this. I can see him smile because he knows that there are some of HIS children at home…

But someone has to do this work someone needs to stand in this gap for these children…

Guatemala sufferes badly from vandelism, but some Guatemalans have not realized that it’s the childhood that is where this starts … and surely it only requires a little bit of sacrifice from each person. I hope that God helps to lift this because we cannot do it alone.

Read more here.