Saviola

She’s a 7th grader with big goals and the determination to get all of them done. She is smart, kind, hard-working, motivated, and likes things clean and orderly. Saviola is excelling in her program and aspires to go to a local high school outside of the Sarah’s House Learning Center. Though she doesn’t know what[…]

Future East Java Resident

Sponsor one of the first residents in our new East Java Shelter (Opening in 2018).

Future East Java Resident

Sponsor one of the first residents in our new East Java Shelter (Opening in 2018).

Future East Java Resident

Sponsor one of the first residents in our new East Java Shelter (Opening in 2018).

Icha

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Wiwik

At first the staff at the center thought Wiwik was shy and quiet, but they soon learned that was not the case! Wiwik is full of laughter, always cheerful, and is the life of every party. Wiwik’s teachers say she is a great student and a joy to have in the classroom. At her high[…]

Stevany

Stevany has recently been able to enroll in a vocational senior high school, majoring in accounting. She studied hard to pass her exams and we are celebrating her accomplishments! Stevany comes to the center for extra math lessons, and she loves to have fun with her friends at the Capoeira classes. Stevany is growing more[…]

Nanda

Nanda lives in the cemetery with her grandmother, aunt, and her cousins. She is positive and motivated to go to school and study hard. This last year she took her tests and received the scores necessary to enroll in public junior high school, which was an amazing accomplishment! After school, Nanda enjoys coming to spend[…]

Latifa

Latifa is two years old and not yet able to go to school, but she comes to the center every day. When Latifa first came to the center, she was extremely quiet and rarely ever talked, but her confidence has grown and now she even sings! Her personality is starting to shine through and we[…]

Jingga

Jingga is entering the 4th grade, and she loves to dance. Since Jingga has been coming to the center, she has been continuously stepping out of her comfort zone and becoming more confident in herself. Coming to the center almost every day to study, Jingga’s hard work is starting to pay off and we have[…]

Kiki

Kiki has big dreams to become a psychologist, and can often be found helping the younger kids, many of whom look to Kiki as a big sister. She is a natural leader. Kiki is very talented and driven in her school work, and she has won several competitions at her school. Last year, she auditioned[…]

Fira

Three-year-old Fira loves life with her mother and siblings. Fira is the youngest sibling in a family of three. Dedek, Fira, and Asiya live with their mother who is very involved at the center; it has become a safe and positive place for Fira’s family to play, learn and grow.

Elin

Elin is a little girl who loves to color. She is only four years old but has already started kindergarten, she is even beginning to pick up English and spelling. Elin is in the stages of her early childhood development and has a wonderfully active mind, and she loves expressing her creativity on paper.

Dila

Dila is a 12-year-old girl who loves to dance. Dila lives with her parents and her younger brother, Fandi. Around the neighborhood and at the cemetery, Dila is considered to be very kind, and is caring and attentive to the needs of the younger children, especially in the dance classes that she loves to help[…]

Dian

13-year-old Dian is friendly and kind. Dian lives with her father, mother, and her four siblings. Previously, Dian was a very shy girl who did not show much interest in school. However, after a few months of studying at her new school, she has become cheerful, interested in her studies, and is motivated! One of[…]

Asiya

Asiya was one of the first kids in our sponsorship program! The staff began offering her and some of her peers tutoring before we even had a space, conducting the lessons at Asiya’s home. At home, she is a wonderful helper, often assisting her mother with cleaning and babysitting her younger siblings. At the shelter,[…]

Sarry

She is unique in the most beautiful of ways, from her love of rock and roll to her individual sense of style. Sarry also credits every victory and talent to Jesus. It is her heart’s desire to share Him with the world, contributing to her dream of being a pastor. She is actively working towards[…]

Vanessa

In school, she leads her class in nearly every subject area, and goes above and beyond by taking additional courses with our staff. Vanessa has also enthusiastically embraced the counseling and personal healing program offered within Sarah’s House. Such success in this area has her dreaming of becoming a psychologist, as she desires to share[…]

Rachel

She is currently working alongside Compassion First educators in obtaining her elementary school certificate. Now in sixth grade, Rachel is enjoying school. Excelling in math and active in English courses, she has chosen to thrive in the midst of adversity. Whether she is inspiring others as she fights for her goals, or is just spending[…]

Lisa

A point of peace with a flare for the dramatic, sixteen-year-old Lisa is unique in the best of ways. After just a few days at Sarah’s House, the staff quickly noted her heart for others. She is known for making everyone feel accepted and at ease with her ability to forgive. Although Lisa carries a[…]

Icha

Icha is motivated in school and strives for more than just meeting standards. The progress Icha has made in her studies as she tries to catch up in her education is inspiring. She goes above and beyond to excel in her favorite subject, English, by taking extra tutoring sessions and speaking the language as much[…]

Kristal

Though she may not be the first to open up and share her feelings, once she does, you’ll have a forever friend. Kristal is working very hard to pass the Jr. High National Exams, which will allow her to begin her high school education. Kristal was born with a sense of curiosity, and she longs[…]

Glauben

A natural learner, she excels in everything from english and math to music and fitness classes. Glauben dreams of becoming a teacher, which comes at no surprise given her peacemaking, understanding, and compassionate nature. In her free time, Glauben is often spotted gardening or learning a new song on the guitar and filling the house[…]

Glory

Prior to entering Sarah’s House, Glory earned her high school diploma with a certificate from an accounting program. As an achiever, she didn’t let her education stop there. She decided to pursue a degree in Theology from a local Bible college, and put in the work to make it happen!  She truly is a role[…]

Brigit

Always eager to learn, she is proactive in seeking out relationships and mentors that she can grow from. Her responsibility and commitment to her goals has helped her to be extremely diligent in her studies and in following through with her schedule. In her downtime, Brigit enjoys playing guitar and working on her singing skills,[…]

Ana

She is the life of every party, and likes to be continuously active by participating in a variety of outdoor sports and swimming classes. Ana has a teachable heart and hard working nature, and she dreams of becoming a police officer. She is now studying for the Indonesian National Elementary Exam, and passing this test[…]