Child Sponsorship

/Child Sponsorship
  • There is absolutely no better way to see life blossom than to sponsor a crib at Casa Jackson Hospital for Malnourished Children. As a sponsor, you will get updates on each new child that is taken care of from your designated crib. This way, you get to see, read about, and share the wonderful recovery stories with your friends and family members. Sponsors help cover the cost of the medical attention, around the clock care, food and hygiene products necessary for each malnourished baby to recover. Sponsors help cover the cost of the medical attention, around the clock care, food and hygiene products necessary for each malnourished baby to make a full recovery! Be the difference! You are the difference between life and death for children at Casa Jackson. YOU make their recovery possible and give them a brighter future.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date January 5, 2004
    Age 15 years old
    Grade 8th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Abi (her nickname) lives with her single mother and her siblings. They live in a small one room house made of wood with a cement floor. To take care of the family, her mother cleans houses. She only earns about $120 per month. Abi likes playing with her sister and listening to rhythmic music. She also likes to read and to learn new things. Her favorite color is yellow. She likes horses. Her favorite class at the Scheel Center is citizenship. Her goal is to do well in school and continue passing all her classes until she graduates. She would like to be a bilingual secretary someday because she likes to learn to speak other languages.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date June 18, 2007
    Age 12 years old
    Grade 4th and 5th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Adaly was born on June 18, 2007, and is 12 years old.  She goes to school at the Scheel Center, where she is in an accelerated program, studying both 4th and 5th grade this year. Her favorite pastime is watching television. When she grows up she would like to become a doctor so that she can help people.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date  February 27, 2014
    Age 5 years old
    Grade Kindergarten
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Anayansi lives with her mother, father, and her brother. They live in a house made of cement blocks. It has a cement floor and a tin laminate roof. To help support the family, her father Juan works in a hotel at night. Her mother María works selling food. All together, they make around $166 per month. Anayansi’s favorite color is blue. Her favorite thing to do in her free time is run. Her favorite subject in school is art. She likes listening to Reggaeton music and she likes cats. When she grows up, she wants to become a doctor. Her goal for this year is to be the best student in her class.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date February 9, 2012
    Age 7 years old
    Grade Kindergarten
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

      César lives with his parents and his sister who, who is only a few months old.  The house is made of block and tin laminate with a cement floor.  His mother works selling tortillas and his father works as an assistant in a restaurant kitchen.  Their combined income is about $330 per month. César likes to run and play ball.  His favorite color is black and his favorite class is art.  He really likes to be read stories and also to paint and draw.  When he grows up he wants to be a fireman and help people who need it.  His goal this year is to pass all of his classes.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date September 22, 2005
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 6th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Diego lives with his mom and three siblings; the house is made of tin laminate, wood and ceramic floor. His father works at a restaurant in Antigua as a cook and her mom works as a nanny earning about $223 per month. On his free time, Diego likes to play soccer and his favorite color is red. He likes reggeaton and his favorite class is music.  His favorite pet is the dog and when he grows up he wants to become a mechanic because he likes cars. His goal for this year is to win the school year and learn more every day.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date February 6, 2009
    Age 10 years old
    Grade 3rd Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Diego was born on February 6, 2009, and is currently 10 years old.  He is in 3rd grade at the Dreamer Center. He loves to play soccer. When he grows up, he would like to design and make toys.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date January 1, 2006
    Age 13 years old
    Grade 6th Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Diego was born on January 1, 2006, and is currently 13 years old.  He is in 6th grade at the Dreamer Center. He enjoys playing video games. When he grows up, he wants to become a musician.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date November 21, 2009
    Age 10 years old
    Grade 1st Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Estrellita was born on November 21, 2009, and is 9 years old.  She is in 1st grade at the Dreamer Center. Her favorite pastime is painting. When she is older she would like to work as a chef in a Chinese restaurant, just like her mother.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date February 13, 2009
    Age 10 years old
    Grade 3rd Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Fatima was born on November 21, 2009, and is 10 years old.  She is in 3rd grade at the Dreamer Center. Her favorite pastime is playing with dolls. When she is grows up, she would like to become a teacher.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date January 2, 2004
    Age 15 years old
    Grade 6th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jennifer was born on January 2, 2004, and she is 15 years old. She goes to school at the Scheel center, and is currently in 6th grade. Jennifer lives with her parents and one brother in a Casa Azul, a house built by a Service Team.  The family has very limited resources.  Her father works in agriculture but has been in an accident. Her mother cleans houses.  They receive additional support from the God´s Child Project. Jennifer loves dancing, drawing, and listening to music. She likes the music of Espinoza Paz and bachata.  She likes rabbits and dogs and her favorite colors are purple and blue.  Her favorite classes are communications and math.  She would like to become a doctor someday.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date May 31, 2004
    Age 15 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jessica was born on May 31, 2004, and she is 15 years old. She goes to school at the Scheel center, and is currently in 7th grade. She likes to play chess. When she grows up she would like to become a doctor.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.