105 in 105, day 95: Jake!

PD: A girl stands against a white wall, wearing a traditional Indian sari that is hot pink, blue, & gold w/ paisley accents & sparkly glitter. Her hands are at her sides, wearing blue bangles.

Update: Unfortunately, *Jake passed away. His sister, *Bella, lives at Faith Home and needs $150/month in additional sponsorship funds to be fully sponsored. Sign up to become her sponsor here!


Original post:

Meet *Jake! *Jake is Miss *Bella’s older brother. *Jake hasn’t been at SCH for very long, and he has some of the same symptoms as *Bella. They are both currently undiagnosed at this time. *Jake is not very verbal, but he loves to interact with adults. He does speak sometimes. He is described as sometimes stubborn and very strong-willed. Sounds like all-boy to me! *Jake is 17 years old, and as such, it sounds like he exhibits typical ‘teenage boy’ behavior – even rolling his eyes sometimes when you’re talking to him!

From Jake’s sponsorship page:

Name: Jake

Age: 17

Birth Date: 1995

Date to SCH: September 2011

Other Details About Me: I have a wonderful smile. I don’t speak very often, but you can tell by the way my face lights up that I love being interacted with.  My sister, *Bella, is also at SCH with similar, undiagnosed symptoms.

From Bella’s sponsorship page:

Name:  Bella (needs $150/month)

Age: 15

Birth Date: May 1997

Date to SCH: September 2011

Other Details About Me: I haven’t been at SCH long, and am still gaining strength after being severely malnourished and neglected in the state-run orphanage. Other than that, my cognitive and physical delays have not been attributed to a particular disorder. My brother, *Jake, is also at SCH with similar symptoms.

Spread the word, sponsor a child.

You can sponsor any child who needs additional funding at SCH by using the resources found here. Use these resources to get involved in other ways, such as becoming an advocate or volunteering. You can also become a medical sponsor (ideal for large groups or organizations who wish to support SCH) and donate toward monthly emergency medical expenses; or an educational sponsor and donate toward a specific on-site school. Learn about other ways to give charitably to SCH here, and check back often for additional opportunities.

*A note about names: SCH uses online nicknames for the children in order to protect their identity, per Indian governmental guidelines which state that children in care may not have identifying photos of them on the internet, as well as no identifying information such as birth name, place of origin, etc.

You can also send gifts via Amazon India, make a one-time, general donation, pray if that is your calling, or volunteer at home or in India yourself by using these resources!

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PD: SCH logo – black text reads ‘sch’; red text below reads ‘sarah’s covenant homes’; heart-shaped flowers bloom from the name.



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