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Impoverished Youth Give To Others With Love - Children International

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Love stories abound at this time of year. When you think about children who live in a severely impoverished community – houses with dirt floors, roofs that leak, and makeshift walls and doors – you might first think of other people helping them. That is a demonstration of love. That is not this love story, however. This love story is about those children helping people in their own community who are less fortunate than they are.

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The story begins in the Flor de Bastion neighborhood of Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Participants in Children International's youth leadership group wanted to help others who were less fortunate. They decided to ask for clothing donations from residents of a more fortunate neighborhood and distribute those clothes to residents of a less fortunate neighborhood.  Eighteen-year-old Victor explains: "We requested the donation of clothing by placing posters around the neighborhood, requesting people to bring the clothing they don't need to be donated to others. Sometimes people own things in good conditions that they don't use or they don't need. They don't have to be a wealthy person to help others in their communities with deeper needs."

The families they selected as recipients live in a neighborhood known as La Ladrillera (The Brickworks). Victor continues, "We selected this group of families because they have a difficult economic situation, and their houses are really poor. It is a place with deep needs: infrastructure, water, electricity. We wanted them to be aware that the youth of their community can help others, too. They felt really moved."

One of the beneficiaries, Ms. Isabel Choez, explains, "Youth gave us clothing. It was the perfect idea to help us, who need so many things, and we feel really grateful."

Jennifer, who is 13, summed it up, "We were inspired in helping people with many needs, those who lack the basic resources. These people who helped us with the donations, they wanted to share their love and care for others."

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