Jorge Alberto Garcia Merino
Jorge lives with his parents in a slum called La Playa, on the outskirts of Barranquilla. The family lives with Jorge’s grandparents. Jorge’s father does various jobs to try to make ends meet, his mother is a housewife. Jorge walks to school each day. He is a shy boy, but he likes to assemble blocks and listen to stories of sea animals, his favorite animal is the whale. At home Jorge helps by putting his toys away.
La Rosa de Saron is an educational outreach to a displaced community suffering from poverty and persecution. Children at the school receive a quality education, school uniforms, and health care. They are lovingly taught the Word of God.