God’s Love for Maria

I remember seeing Don Rodriguez walking little Maria Del Carmen to school in the dump. He cared for her like a daughter even though they were unrelated and he looked more like her grandfather.


Beauty from Ashes – Iliana’s Story

Gloria introduced Iliana to Forward Edge International’s President Joe Anfuso and Gary Eckelman, a Portland architect that Joe had invited to join him on the trip to Nicaragua. It was Gary’s first visit to the Managua city dump, Iliana’s home. As Gloria spoke with Iliana, Gary couldn’t help but notice this skinny but beautiful 14-year-old’s […]