|Birth Date||Aug 15, 2015|
|Age||4 years old|
Zone 5, where your child lives, is located in a slum area of Guatemala City. An extremely poor area, our program is squeezed in among the shanty dwellings built over an old city dump. Many houses in this area are without toilets or running water and are assembled with scrap wood, sheet metal, and cardboard. Zone 5 is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Guatemala City. It is controlled by gangs and drug pushers. Robberies and murders are common in this area. Public education is available - however, many cannot afford it. Life in Zone 5 is very difficult. This child lives on top of an old rubbish dump in Zone 5 of Guatemala City.
Hello, my name is Jose Luis Zet Chavez. I was born on August 15, 2015 and I am four years old. I am basically a healthy child. I have two brothers and one sister who also attend the feeding program. My father’s name is Jose and he works in a hardware store. My mother’s name is Glenda and she takes care of my siblings and me. Right now, she cannot take us to school because she has a broken foot, so one of our neighbors is taking us. We rent the house in which we live. It is made of cement block with a cement floor. The ceiling is constructed in such a way that an additional level can be added later on. We have water and electricity which we pay for separately. I am in preschool. My favorite color is blue, and my favorite animal is the elephant. The foods that I like best are Chinese rice and cake. In my free time, I like to play ball and tag, to color and to run. Currently, my family does not attend church.
With much love and many blessings,
Jose Luis Zet Chavez
Translated by: Edwina Lyons/AAC Missionary