El Impenetrable, Chaco, Argentina


El Impenetrable, Chaco, Argentina

 

This particular Community is comprised of 35 numerous families of indigenes Tobas and Wichis. They are 2101 people among children and adults living in a very poor and isolated area of our country. “Ayuda, Ya” is supporting these families since March 2008 with the priceless contribution of Graciela Luna. 


  

Translation of letters we received from them: 

 

“My name is Daniel Nazareno, I am 10 years old and in the third grade. I live 5 kilometers from School No. 18, in El Paraje El Retiro, Miraflores (in El Impenetrable, Province of Chaco, Argentina). I live in a small house with my mother, my father, three siblings and my grandparents My father does handiwork,when he is able to find it, and buys goods. Fortunately, my brothers and I eat at school. Every month, Ms. Graciela brings us things like milk, yerba (tea), sugar, noodles, rice, polenta, oil, juice, bread,2 soap, flour, jam, cookies and other things. This makes me very happy. Ms. Graciela is my teacher and she has always told us about you, Ayuda, Ya . I thank you, on behalf of my parents; for all that you do for us.


May God bless you and we await your visit”.

 

Daniel Nazareno.

 

Dear Friends,

 

I have been a teacher for 23 years, and always worked in rural areas. What’s more, I graduated from one of3 the rural elementary schools where my father was my teacher, and I am grateful for my God given calling to teach. My only son, Bruno, is 8 years old and attends the school where I work. It’s a great pleasure for me to be able to take food to the families of the aborigines whom I’ve had as students. They are good hearted people without an ounce of malice. But because their culture is different from ours, we often fail to understand them. I would like to have a photo of your group so that we, along with those who receive your help, can get to know you.

 Graciela, Chaco, Argentina.

 

 

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