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Gift of Hope

People with disabilities in the third world countries are often told that they have no value, that they cannot go to school or work. At the Refuge of Hope, they learn that they have many gifts, talents, and abilities, and that they can helop make the Refuge a success.


Andres lost his leg after falling in an armadillo trap in the jungle. He was 3-day boat ride away from the hospital and gangrene had taken over by the time he got there. They had to amputate his leg. He is spirited and a hard worker. He wants to be an agronomist.