Child Sponsorship

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  • Gender Female
    Birth Date September 12, 2012
    Age 7 years old
    Grade Kindergarten
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Yessica  lives with her parents and her sister in nearby Jocotenango in a house built with tin laminate with a dirt floor.  Her father works cleaning houses and running errands and her mother does the same.  They earn about $125 per month. Yessica likes to play with her dolls and her favorite color is purple. Her favorite music reggaeton and her favorite class is arts. Her favorite pet are dogs. She will like to become a teacher when she grows up in order to teach and her goal for this year is to win her school year.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date December 31, 2004
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Yeimi was born on December 31, 2004, and she is 14 years old. She goes to school at the Scheel center, and is currently in 7th grade. She likes to play soccer and basketball in her free time. When she grows up she would like to become a social worker so that she can help others achieve their dreams.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date January 1, 2005
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 6th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Sonia was born on January 1, 2005, and she is 14 years old. She goes to school at the Scheel center, and is currently in 6th grade. She loves to play soccer with her friends in her free time. She loves dogs, they are her favorite animal. When she grows up she would like to be a veterinarian because she loves animals so much.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date February 4, 2004
    Age  15 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scholarship
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Roberto lives with his parents and one sister in a two-room house built of block with a cement floor. His mother is a housewife. His father works in construction and earns about $200 per month. Roberto likes to listen to music, especially reggae. His favorite color is red and he likes dogs. His goal is to get good grades and pass his grade this year. His favorite class is mathematics. He would like to be a electronic technician because he likes put things together.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date October 5, 2004
    Age 15 years old
    Grade 8th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Natividad (who uses the nickname “Nati”) lives with her mother and five brothers in Guardiania el Hato, Antigua. The house is made of block, sheetrock, and has a ceramic floor. Her mother works cleaning other people's homes on Fridays and Saturdays. Every other day of the week, she works selling food in the streets. She earns about $134 monthly. Nati's stepfather doesn't live with them, but he helps out with the rent on their home when he can. Nati´s favorite color is gray, and her favorite animal is the dog. She likes to listen to reggaeton music. Her favorite class at the Scheel Center is English. She wants to graduate from college as a pre-primary teacher to help young children with their education. Her goal for this year is to get good grades in each of her classes.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date November 15, 2005
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    María José (who uses the nickname "Majo") lives with her parents and has two twin brothers. The house is made of cement block, sheetrock, and has a cement floor. Her mother, Hilda, works cleaning other people's houses. Her father works as a bricklayer. Together, they are able to bring in about $330 a month. Majo's favorite hobby is exercising and her favorite color is orange. Her favorite animal is the dog. She likes to listen to music in her free time, her favorite is reggaeton. Her favorite class in school is English, and she would like to learn to speak as much English as possible this year. When she grows up, she would like to be a physical education teacher because she loves to exercise.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date February 8, 2005
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 3rd Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Barnabé (his preferred name) lives in San Lorenzo with his widowed mother and an uncle along with his two brothers.  They live in a 4 room house constructed with wood and cement block with a cement floor.  His uncle works when he can in agriculture or as a carpenter.  His mother makes jewelry and table covers to sell on the streets to tourists. Barnabé is in the second and third grade at the Scheel Center, an accelerated school program where students with a late start can pass two grades in one year.  He likes to play soccer with his brothers and friends.  He also is learning to play the trumpet and wants to play it in church.  Christian music is his favorite.  His favorite color is blue and he likes dogs.  Someday, Barnabé would like to be a doctor so he can take care of his brothers if they are sick. His favorite classes are communication and language and his goal this year is to be the best student in his class.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date December 28, 2010
    Age 8 years old
    Grade 1st Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Kennedy was born on December 28, 2010 and he is 8 years old.  He is in 1st grade at the Dreamer Center. He loves to play soccer. When he grows up, he would like to become a police officer.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date October 16, 2007
    Age 12 years old
    Grade 2nd Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Juan lives with his mother and four siblings in a small house made of block and cement floor in San Felipe a small place near Antigua. The mother is separated from her husband because of some family problems and the mother now takes care of her children and does not have a full time job because she needs to take care of her children. The children´s grandfather helps her with a little money for their food. Juan likes to play soccer with his friends and to listen to reggaeton music. His favorite animal is the rabbit and he likes the color red. He plans to study a lot this year. His favorite class is English. He wants to be a doctor someday so he can help many people.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date April 8, 2012
    Age 7 years old
    Grade Preschool
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jony lives with his parents, two brothers and two sisters in a 3 room house built with laminate and cement blocks with a cement floor. His mother cleans houses and his father works in construction. Together they earn less than $300 per month. Jony enjoys painting and drawing and he likes reggaeton music. He like favorite color is red. He likes baby chicks. His goal this year is to get good grades and to pass to the his grade. His favorite subject in school is learning shapes and letters. When he grows up, he would like to be a police officer so he can help people.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date March 15, 2010
    Age 9 years old
    Grade 2nd Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jonathan lives with his mother and two siblings. His home is made of block and the floor is basically dirt.  His parents are divorced and his mother works cleaning streets at the Municipality of Pastores, Sacatepéquez, she earns approximately $270 per month. Jonathan likes to play soccer and run, his favorite color is green. He likes to listen to kid’s music and his favorite class is math. His favorite animal is the dog and his goal for this year is to pass all his classes. He would like to become a firefighter to help people.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date April 18, 2012
    Age 7 years old
    Grade Preschool
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jimena lives with her parents and three siblings.  Their home has been made by one of our Service Teams and it belongs to them. Her father gives maintenance to a house as work and her mom is a housewife; he earns approximately $349 per month. Jimena loves to play with her dolls and her favorite color is black. She likes to listen to reggeaton and her favorite class is arts. Her favorite pet are the rabbits and when she grows up she will like to become a teacher. Her goal for this year is to finish the school year with good grades and learn more.