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Noemi's Story

We met Noemi, her little sister, and two older brothers on the streets, where they worked to earn money for their family. We quickly discovered that their home was full of abuse, and for the children’s safety, they needed to be removed. The two brothers came to live in Kaya’s...

Monica's Story

Monica is one of the strongest and bravest young ladies we have the privilege of working with at the Kaya Center. Her story is a hard one, full of pain, but Monica has proven over and over again that she is fighter. When Monica was 10 years old, her mother moved to Chile leaving Monica...

Kaya Welcomes the First Girl to our Girls' Home!

Alejandra was the first girl to be welcomed to Kaya's Girls' Residential Home. Born in August of 2003, she is 11 years old. Alejandra's mother passed away 2 years ago, and she lived with her father and her sister who has two children of her own. Due to abuse and neglect...

Maya's Story

Imagine with me for a moment. You’re a 12-year-old child. You live with your family of four in extreme poverty. You and your family sleep, eat and live together in one small room, roughly 10’x10’ in size. The home is made of clay and there are large holes in the walls, letting in the cold and...

Kaya's First Girls' Residential Program

It was a little over one year ago, on a chilly afternoon, when a young girl showed up on the steps of the Kaya Center. She was 10 years of age and smaller than most girls her age. She was awfully thin, and it was very apparent that she was extremely malnourished. Her tiny face...

Ivanna

“Dear God, please help Kaya open a girls home so I don’t have to leave my brothers.” - Ivanna

We first met 12 year old Ivanna at the Kaya Residential Program for boys. She would accompany her mom during infrequent trips to visit with Ivanna’s two older brothers...

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