Did you ever wonder what would cause someone to want to start an orphanage? Watch as co-founder Pastor Lucius Bruyning recounts the story and provides a unique perspective into Alpha Children's Home.

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Meet Assante A.


Assante's Siblings

Sarah A.

Photos Assante Is In

Assante A. (Left) and Nafeeza P. (Right) playing around Ms. Joyce on the phone Assante A. The kids gettings books and bookbags Assante Posing Assante Showing off Her New Clothes

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Our Web Developer's Trip To Guyana Day 1

I am the web developer here at the Alpha Children's Home and I live in the United States (Not Guyana). About 2 months ago me and my mom went down…

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Assante and her sister Sarah came to us through the Social Services. Their father was a drug addict, was shot and became disabled. He is currently a vagrant living on the streets. Their mother is also a drug addict. The girls were always in dangerous situations being exposed to drugs and also being physically abused by the men living with their mother. They came to the Alpha Home in June 2008.

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What would you like to be when you grow up?

To be a mother and a preacher

Ashanti's favorite subject in school is mathematics

Age 10

Grade In School

Grade 3

Ashanti's least favorite subject in school is spelling

Favorite Food

Fried Rice and chips

Favorite Pastime

When Ashanti is not in school she likes to play hide-and seek and play with her toys, especially the dolls and the cooking set.

If you could wish for something what would you wish for?

A bicycle