Carlos, 1,6 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.
Argenis, 12, is a happy-go-lucky boy, eats to his heart’s content, and is in fourth grade at a local Christian school. He recently portrayed Emilio Prud’homme, the man who wrote the Dominican National Anthem, in the Wax Museum’s National Celebration Day Parade at school.
Darlin, 14, 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 where he was named Third Grade President and on the Academic Honor Roll. Darlin is currently a fifth grader at the local Christian academy and was baptized in February 2015.
Victor, 13, 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 received the highest honor at Word of Life summer camp this year as “All Around Outstanding Individual” and is now in fifth grade.
Fernando, now 13, reads fairly well, made the Academic Honor Roll and is currently a fifth grader at the local Christian school.