They had no idea what they were getting into.
For four and a half years they suffered their mother's vane attempts to homeschool them. Homeschooling is a calling.....but not their mother's. But, to soften that suffering, they lived on a big piece of land filled with adventure and other kids.
In 2016 another big change happened as they said good-bye to the tarantulas, anacondas and wide open spaces of the Brazilian north for the coastal breezes of the east as they moved 2000km across Brazil (it's a BIG country) to the coast, the very tip of the east in fact, where the sun rises first, to a city called João Pessoa where their parents are working to help women leave the unimaginable horrors of prostitution. (for more info about that go to Snell's Blog )
The big city comes with other adventures, traffic, McDonalds and.......SCHOOL!!! But what is lacking without them going to school is contact with other kids. Big city life in Brazil means life behind walls. And these two extroverted kids need friends! They have thrived in school with all the kids!
Finally, their mom came to her senses and realized that homeschool was not for them. In December Luke and Faith achieved something incredible; they passed all their subjects in the first year studying in their second language! Not to mention made amazing new friends(I said they were incredible kids, didn't I?).
BUT school comes with a big price tag (not to mention it's all in PORTUGUESE) that their parents don't have the funds to carry all by themselves. (about $340/month each with a discount-shocking I know)
This go fund me is to help make sure that Luke and Faith grow-up to be educated functional grown up people, they have sacrificed a lot, but shouldn't have to sacrifice their education too.
They left a free amazing education system in Canada and to get the equivalent (which definitely was NOT their Mom as their teacher) they need HELP.
So, reach for the wallet, and help these kids out....because no one wants to see them go back to being homeschooled!!
Their school year and the bills have already begun, so wait no longer, help make sure they can keep going!
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