COSTA RICA – Cortago

The Family and their Ministry                148

We are the Bickel family; Ryan, Lauri, Deborah, Rebecca, Daniel, and Andrés, as well as any number of other children through our children’s home ministry! We are a large foster family. Two adult daughters help in the ministry. One teenage boy (born 1999) and 11 children 12 and under. (born between 2004 and 2015).

We have been serving Christ in Costa Rica since 2006! Christ has led us to plant churches, lead Bible studies, help existing churches, youth camps, share the Gospel, work with Children’s homes as well as feed and care for hungry Ngäbe Indian children.

Primary duty: A helping hand to lighten the load of the primary caregivers in large foster home.

Meal Prep? Some

House Cleaning? Some

Child Care/Baby Sitting? YES

Tutoring? NO

Driving? NO

Food Shopping? NO

Laundry? YES

Other duties or comments: We want someone who will jump in and be a part of the daily activity of the home.

Desired start date: Soon

Hours/day: Flexible

Days/week: 6 (Flexible)

Food charge? No, three meals a day provided with the children. If she wants to eat something else she will need to purchase that food.

Other expenses: Airfare, personal expenses, time off activities, prepaid phone card (bring an unlocked cell that takes a SIM card if she wants to have a cell phone),

MN’s room, bath: We have both private and shared rooms with shared baths on property.

Doctor? YES

Hospital? YES

Internet/cell service? YES

MN’s arrival airport: (SJO) San Jose, Costa Rica

Meet plane? YES

Anything else? We live in the safest part of Costa Rica only a short walk to one of the top ten coffee shops in the world. (rated by Lonely Planet)