Finding Hope Ministries

Because we care

Meet Vio – 12 Years Old

Vio endured constant phsyical abuse….

Vio was taken away by the child protective services at 10 because of the continuous physical abuse. Her mother would frequently beat her with a hot iron rod, causing severe head injuries – even putting her into a 10-day coma on one occasion. More than this, Vio’s mother slit her throat, but did not ddep enought to kill her. Vio’s body is still covered in scars from all the abuse incidents. At a certain point (when Vio was 10 years old) the beatings became so bad that she fled her family. She was found on the streets by the police who then passed her along to child protective services who in turn placed her with and us.

Vio is a very sweet, loving girl….

Despite the horrible things Vio has endured, she is a very sweet, loving girl. Unfortunately, her parents never sent her to school so when she first arrived she could not read, write, recognize numbers, or do math for that matter (she has learned to read and. Vio wants nothing more than a love. Now she has us, but we also need some others – sponsors who will help us to love and pour into her.

If you would like to sponsor Vio, please click here, or contact us at: ncmerrill94@yahoo.com or by phone at 828.228.4140. We can help you sponsor Vio and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you and God bless!

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