Monday, January 30, 2012
One of my favorite activities at Casa de Fe was spending one-on-one time with the babies every day. I got to spend a lot of time with Rayana, one of the special needs babies. She is blind, uses a feeding tube, and cannot sit up, much less run around with the other kids her age. But spend a few minutes with her and she will show you what true beauty is. Her laugh and smile are two things I will never forget!
Monday, January 23, 2012
Rosa is one determined little girl who has overcome so many challenges. With one foot missing and braces on her legs mobility has always been a challenge. However, with a specially outfitted trike (strap on sandals attached to the pedals) Rosa was cruising in no time.
Monday, January 16, 2012
One day we brought all of the big girls over to our house for a special activity. We wanted to give them some time to do crafts that were more complicated than what the little kids do, and we also wanted to get to know them better. We pulled out a bunch of beads and ribbons and made some headbands, then the girls got creative and started making foam pictures.
Monday, January 9, 2012
While we spent most of our time in the small town of Shell, Ecuador also has some major metropolitan cities. The capital city of Quito is huge and crowded in between two mountain ranges. When we first arrived in Ecuador we went on a gondola up the side of the mountain had this amazing view from the top.