Sara Ricchini is from Lumezzane, Italy. She is 29 years old and is a child psychiatrist. She worked two months in the school of Playaprieta during the summer of 2011, holding programs for children with special education needs and teaching classes of singing and rhythm.
"Twenty years lived in darkness...the trip to Ecuador and the light of the Lord has illuminated my heart and my life… and I have realized that He was always there…a wonderful experience that has changed my life, an encounter with the Eucharist that has given me a new strength.
There still exist problems, the same ones as before. The only difference is the way of facing them: I don’t find myself alone now. God is with me.”