Meet the Girls in the Ministry



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Andi Vanesa
Torres Adriano
DOB:
4/18/07

Vanesa is from Tegucigalpa and is the middle child out of five. She lived with her mother before coming into the ministry. Her oldest sister, Gladys, and her brother, Anderson, were each in the ministry at one time. They are an extremely poor family and the father abandoned them. They lived in a small shack with a dirt floor and no running water or electricity. Their mother tries to earn money by selling vegetables in one of the open markets, sometimes making $10 a day.

Vanesa is a beautiful, sweet but shy little girl. She is somewhat insecure and has signs of anxiety and depression. Vanesa’s favorite colors are purple and blue. She likes to swim and skate, and her favorite foods are fried chicken and pizza. She says she would like to be a teacher someday! Pray for Vanesa as she continues to adapt to being in the ministry and for her family. She entered FCM on February 26, 2014.


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Denia Suyapa Rodriguez Zavala
DOB:
7/1/2005
Denia arrived at Grace Home in September of 2015. She has two sisters, Pati and Mayde, who are also in the ministry. She has two more siblings still at home with their mother who makes her living sorting garbage at the city dump.

Denia and her sisters had not gotten to attend school before coming into the ministry, and they love to learn! Denia is a beautiful young girl with a sweet, shy demeanor. She loves learning English and practices new words every day. Her favorite color is pink. She likes to skate, dance, and model! Her favorite foods are fish and strawberry ice cream.


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Franyeli Gabriela Ramirez Nejia
DOB:
11/12/2007
Franyeli entered the girls ministry in May of 2015. She is the cousin of Leibi and Solanyi who also live in the ministry. Her mother is very poor and lives with her sisters in an area near the shelter. She has 1 little sister.

Franyeli likes pizza and her favorite color is red. She likes to skate and ride bikes. She is extremely smart and does very well in school. She is a delight to be around!

Please pray that Franyeli will soon come to fully understand the love Christ has for her.


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Ingrid Melania Vilches Carrasco
DOB:
10/30/99
Ingrid is from Tegucigalpa where she lived with her mom, stepdad and 10 brothers and sisters. She spent most of her time in the streets selling fruit or whatever her mother gave her to sell for the day, to take money home at night, often times going by the boys shelter begging. She has 2 of her brothers in the ministry as well, Noel and Jose.

Ingrid is going to be spectacular at any sport she chooses to play. She likes to play soccer and watch tv. Her favorite color is green and her favorite food is pizza. She loves to read and go to school. Ingrid has a heart that is soft under her tough exterior and long over due to be loved. And don’t let her fool you...she likes to be hugged! She entered the girls ministry the day it opened, January 3, 2011.


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DOB:
1/19/00

Leibi is from Tegucigalpa and lived with her mother. She has a sweet smile that goes from ear to ear and is a beautiful girl. She can be rather quiet or shy. She loves learning and says she would like to be a teacher some day.

Her favorite colors are black and aqua, and her favorite foods are cheeseburgers and pizza. Leibi likes to swim, watch movies, and nap. She entered the ministry on January 31, 2011.


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Lusy Maide Rodriguez Zavala
DOB:
2/12/2007

Maide loves to dance! She arrived at Grace home for girls with her two sisters in September of 2015. She has not stopped jumping and moving since! Previous to coming to the ministry she lived at the city dump with her mother and 4 other siblings. The two youngest remain with their mother.

The second day that the girls were with us, Maide jumped in delight when called to wash her hands for lunch. She looked at me with a big smile and said, do you know we eat 3 meals a day here? What a joy to see her being nourished physically and spiritually here at FCM. Her favorite color is purple. She likes to sing, dance, and play tag. Her favorite foods are hamburgers and fish.

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Maria de Carmen Soto Martinez
DOB:
12/5/05

Maria came to FCM in July of 2016 along with her brother Yoni. Her brother Wilson was already living at Finca Grace. Maria and her two brothers lived in Talanga until being abandoned by their parents. Maria was only 9 months old when her mother gave her up. She lived in two other ministries before coming to FCM. She had the privilege of attending a bilingual school for a couple years and speaks a good bit of English. She is smart and curious. She is quickly making friends with our girls. Our prayer is that she and her brothers build a strong family bond amongst themselves and with our FCM family as they grow in Christ. One day, we trust they will find true joy in claiming God as their heavenly father. Maria likes purple and green, and her favorite food is Popeye's chicken. She loves to swim and skate.


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Nancy Yaqueline Serrano Lopez
DOB:
12/9/98

Nancy is from Tegucigalpa and comes from an extremely poor family. Her father was very abusive and an alcoholic. They had no money for food and she was taken from the home by IHNFA, along with her brothers, Duglas and Daniel, who are also in the ministry. She is a very quiet and smart young lady.

Nancy thinks she would like to be a teacher some day. Her favorite color is turquoise and she likes to draw and fix the other girls' hair. Her favorite food is pizza. She has a smile that will light up the room and is happy to be in the ministry! She entered the ministry on March 16, 2011.


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Nataly Dayanara Estrada Salinas
DOB:
5/11/06

Nataly is from Tegucigalpa and lived with her mom, grandmother and 2 sisters, Sherry and Isayana, which are also in the ministry. Her father died when she was very young and they were in extreme poverty. After the grandmother died, their mother couldn’t take care of them. Nataly came into the ministry at 4 years old and is full of energy!

She has a sweet personality and is a little cutie that will melt your heart. She likes to skate and watch tv. Her favorite food is chocolate cake. Her favorite color is blue. Nataly entered the ministry on April 14, 2011.


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NayeliCeciliaRaudales Padilla
DOB:
5/19/2002

Nayeli is from Tegucigalpa and lived with her mother, father (who is an alcoholic), and 11 brothers and sisters. Her mom sells aloe plants downtown on the streets to try to make money for the family and would often take her and the younger siblings with her. She was picked up off the streets by IHNFA and was there for about 6 months before coming into the ministry.

Nayeli is very smart and especially likes learning English. Her favorite colors are blue and pink. She loves to sing and read. Her favorite food is spaghetti. Nayeli has asked for prayer for family and the ministry. She entered the ministry on January 12, 2012.


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Nolvia Patricia Rodriguez Zavala
DOB:
4/18/2008

Pati came to live in Grace home for girls with her two sisters, Mayde and Denia, in September of 2015. Many of our teams have ministered to her family and others by cooking and serving the people who work sorting garbage in the city dump. They are some of the poorest of the poor.

Pati has a zeal for life and learning. She had not attended any school when she entered the ministry but is learning quickly! She has a giggle that will make you smile. Her favorite color is blue. She likes to play Uno and tag, and her favorite food is fried chicken. She may be small in stature but she is large in personality.

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Sherry Samantha Hernandez


DOB:
10/9/99

Sherry is from Tegucigalpa and lived with her mom, grandmother and 2 sisters, Isayana and Nataly, which are also in the ministry. Her father died when she was very young and they were in extreme poverty. After the grandmother died, their mother couldn’t take care of them. Sherry is a quiet young lady that watches everything around her. She has a sweet smile and helps take care of her younger sisters.

She loves music and likes to learn songs in English. She likes to study Spanish and Social Studies in school. Her favorite food is fried fish. She also likes to read, watch tv, and play sports. Her favorite color is red. She has asked for prayer for her family, her mom and her studies. Sherry entered the ministry on April 14, 2011.


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Solangie Isayana Salinas Hernandez

DOB:
4/9/03


Isayana is from Tegucigalpa and lived with her mom, grandmother and 2 sisters, Sherry and Nataly, which are also in the ministry. Her father died when she was very young and they were in extreme poverty. After the grandmother died, their mother couldn’t take care of them.

Isayana likes to read and watch tv. Her favorite food is hamburgers. Her favorite color is red. She thinks that one day she would like to be a lawyer. Isayana has asked for prayer for her mom and her studies. She entered the ministry on April 14, 2011.


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Solanyi Maryeli Mejia Moncada


DOB:
7/31/2010

Solanyi entered the ministry in May of 2015. She is the cousin of Leibi who is also in the ministry. She has a younger sibling. Her mother has no money to care for her children and has placed this sweet child in the ministry to be able to educate and provide a better life for her.

Solanyi likes the color blue, likes to watch tv and swim, and loves to eat cake! She loves being the baby of the ministry and the older girls care for her like little mommas. She will steal your heart in a second! .

Please pray for her mother and for the moments of homesickness that this sweet little girl has. She misses her mother and aunt very much.


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Yaslin Fabiana Soto Rodriguez
DOB:
9/11/2008
Fabiana entered the ministry in May of 2015. She has a brother named Jonathan who is also in the ministry. Fabiana lived in Tegucigalpa with her mother and 6 brothers.

Fabiana had not attended school previous to being in the ministry but is advancing quickly in her studies. She is a quick learner.

Her favorite colors are pink and aqua. She enjoys swimming and riding bikes, and she likes to eat fish. She is a bright, outgoing personality and makes connections with team members quickly. She has a smile that will steal your heart away.

She believes God is good and powerful. Please pray as Fabiana learns more about this wonderful faithful God who is her Savior. Please pray for her family and for 2 brothers that are in gangs.


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Phone: 850-259-2891
Email: mcorley@fcmgirls.org

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