Blue House

Fernando

Fernando, now 15, is currently an eighth grader at the local Christian school. He has a contagious smile and a gentle spirit. He is fully fluent in English and during the summers works as a local translator for Score International.

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Victor

Victor, 16, lived on the streets most of his life. He stayed at Josiah’s House over a weekend in the Spring of 2012 and then we reconnected with him in the Conani office that summer. He immediately came to live with us and he has been a delight. He is a star basketball player at…

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Darlin

Darlin, 15, has a gentle, quiet spirit and merged easily and quickly into the Josiah’s House family. He was already a good reader when he joined us, and quickly started school. He was baptized in February 2015. He battled retinal blastoma as a child and today wears glasses and a prosthetic eye. Thankfully he is…

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Argenis

Argenis, 13, is a happy-go-lucky boy, eats to his heart’s content, and is in sixth grade at a local Christian school. He has portrayed Emilio Prud’homme, the man who wrote the Dominican National Anthem, in the Wax Museum’s National Celebration Day Parade at school. He loves to cook as well as eat and he loves…

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Carlos

Carlos, 17, was the first boy to join the Josiah’s House family. He loves to sing “Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord” in Spanish. When he came to Josiah’s House, he didn’t know his vowels. He now loves to read! He a local Christian school and recently received the Christian Character Award.

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Wander Javier

Wander Javier, 13, enjoys playing with the other boys at Josiah’s House who have literally taken him under their wing. He sleeps peacefully and soundly in his own bed each night and enjoys building things with the toy blocks in his room. Many times during the day he’ll say, “Que Buena Vida!”, which means “This…

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