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Danyelle Graves
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Let Happy Hour Begin!
Happy Hour is about to begin again!  For the last two months Happy Hour, the weekly neighborhood Bible club has been on vacation. During the Bolivian Summer break, many of the children visit family in other parts of Bolivia, and attendance decreases. Since ...

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Bible School Reunion
This last weekend we were able to spend at a retreat for the alumni of
the Bible school Franco attended. He had been asked to be the speaker
for the retreat, and we were able to take advantage and visit his family
who live near by as well. The Bible scho...

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Visa Trip to La Paz
In order for Franco to travel to the United States, the
first step in the process was  to get a passport.
Once we had the passport, the application was done online, and the application
fee paid at one of the local banks. Finally after completing the steps, ...

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Father’s Day!
In Bolivia, Father’s day is celebrated each year on March 19th. In the Catholic Church this is also the day that Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus is celebrated. At Casa de Amor, Father’s day is always a difficult day for our kids. We are blessed to have ...

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New Year, New Volunteers
At Casa de Amor, we are so thankful for the love and support of people from all over the world. From Bolivia, to Denmark, to Canada, to the United States, to Ireland, to the Netherlands, to Austria, and all over the world, people are praying and giving to s...

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Discovering the Christmas Tree
Last weekend was Pedestrian day in Cochabamba! Pedestrian day comes three times a year, and is an effort to reduce pollution in the city. On this day, no cars are allowed on the roads, which can make it difficult for the women who work at the orphanage to g...

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When I was preparing to come to Bolivia, many people asked me about marriage. Don’t you want to get married first? Would you ever get married to a Bolivian? Aren’t you afraid you’ll never get married? I usually responded with a joke of some kind. My sister ...

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As many of you know, the last few months have been very busy for Casa de Amor. We have moved all of the children into two homes closer to each other, and it has been a time of transition for everyone. The kids and tias are adjusting very well, but there hav...

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Orphan Day!
One of my favorite places in Bolivia is called Globo’s (Balloons). While I am not a huge fan of the food, the ice cream is delicious! (And half price every Tuesday!) Every year, the restaurant invites all of the orphanages of the city for a special day of f...

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Latest News at Casa de Amor
He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.” Jeremiah17:8 In June, a wonderful te...
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