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Isaias Gamboa

Isaias Gamboa

The David Chow Humanitarian 2016 Award

Isaias was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. He was born of Jewish lineage but in America, was raised in both Baptist and Catholic traditions. He self-describes himself as a faithful, devoted follower of Jesus Christ. Isaias was raised by devoutly Christian parents off different races, who believed that love, kindness and compassion for the poor and needy were the only true measures of divine faith and discipleship. Isaias has travelled to nine Latin American countries in expression of his own personal love and devotion to the poor, needy, abused and disenfranchised. He has donated toys and clothing along with his time and love to those less fortunate.

Isaias is also the founder of We Shall Overcome Foundation. The We Shall Overcome Foundation is a recognized IRS 501(C)(3) faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to spiritual, educational, social and economic survival, empowerment and development of poor and marginalized people through out the world. This foundation is presently working in Brazil to love, feed, shelter, clothe, heal and Educate Brazil’s abandoned street children. In addition to providing basic human needs for these highly vulnerable children.

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