- Country: El Salvador
- D.O.B: January 29, 2014
- Age: 4
- Gender: Girl
Natasha lives with her mother and father. Natasha's mother is not employed. Natasha's father is regularly employed. His occupation is: Guard / Watchman. Natasha has siblings living in the household. Natasha helps with the following duties at home: Cleaning, Gathers Firewood, Running Errands. Natasha's favourite activities and interests include: Dolls, Singing.Activities that Natasha enjoys through the church are: Sunday School/Church, Bible Class. At the compassion centre Natasha's favourite activities are: Learning about God, Learning New Vocational Skills, Listening to Bible Stories.Natasha does not attend school. She is in the equivalent of kindergarten. Natasha's family lives in the area of Concepcion de Ataco in El Salvador.
Most El Salvadorans live in the country's subtropical central region of valleys and plateaus. A hot coastal plain lies in the south, and the north is mountainous. Nearly all the land is farmed; coffee is grown in the mountains.
Eighty-nine percent of El Salvador's population is of mixed Indian and Spanish descent. About 60 percent live in rural areas. Although a few Indians have retained many of their old customs and traditions, most people have adopted the Spanish language and culture.
The smallest and most densely populated country in Central America, El Salvador was claimed by the Spanish in 1525. Almost 300 years later, El Salvador declared its independence and, after a brief union with Mexico, joined with four other Central American countries to form a federation. When this union ended in 1838, El Salvador became a republic. The country experienced a period of increasing unrest during the 1970s that culminated in a civil war in the 1980s. In 1992, a peace agreement was reached.
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