Mirian would like to be a teacher when she grows up, but that will be impossible if she is unable to get an education. She is caught in an impossible dilemma–a great need for education to improve her life conditions, but no way to obtain it in the family’s current financial situation.

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The dust, along with smoke from cooking their daily meals on an open wood stove, exacerbates the breathing issues, from which her daughter suffers. Exposure to the cold night air does not help either. Creating an environment conducive to healthy respiration is a nearly impossible task in these conditions.

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In January of 2019, many years since last visiting the country he loved, Josh returned to Central America to visit old friends. Revisiting the land, his heart was again profoundly touched by the plight of the people in Central America–disabled men begging at bus stops, children running barefoot in the streets, families living in falling down shanties. He felt compelled to do something to help. From this experience and a desire to do more Life Differently was born.

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