“Although my father and mother have forsaken me, the Lord with take me up”. –  Psalm 27:10

but Jesus said

“Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the
kingdom of heaven.”


The Orphanage Emmanuel Team

Lourdes Rodriguez

Lourdes and her siblings grew up at Emmanuel. When Lourdes was an adult, she left Emmanuel to live outside but later returned to serve on the staff of Emmanuel. Lourdes lives here with her daughter Raquel and runs the runs the snack shop, or “la tienda” where children, staff, volunteers, and visitors can buy meals, sodas, and snacks.