Child Sponsorship

/Child Sponsorship
  • Sponsor a Crib

    From: $0.00 / month
    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.
  • Sponsor Adolfo

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Male
    Birth Date December 31, 2006
    Age 13 years old
    Grade Accelerated Primary Program
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Adolfo lives in San Pedro Las Huertas with his mother, father and four siblings. He has a fifth sibling who has disappeared. The family lives on a farm and looks after the house for the owners in exchange for staying there. The house is made of wood and sheet metal and the floor is cement. The house is made up of only one room that the family share, and the bathroom is external to the house. The family do not have much furniture apart from the beds and use firewood to cook. There are four beds between the seven family members. Adolfo's father is an alcoholic and is not currently working. His mother sells tortillas and earns around Q20 ($2.5) a day. Adolfo's older brother works to help pay for the family's food. Adolfo's younger sister has Down syndrome and goes to a special school. Adolfo's favorite color is red and his favorite animals are cats. In his spare time Adolfo likes to listen to music, and his favorite singer is Ozuna. In school Adolfo enjoys practicing his handwriting so that he can write neatly. When he is older he would like to be a professional football player.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date February 14, 2005
    Age 15 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Aura lives in Jocotenango with her parents, brother and sister. Their house is made of cement blocks and has a ceramic floor. It consists of only one room, and there are two beds for the five family members to share. The family use a tabletop stove to cook their food. Aura's dad works delivering Prensa Libre newspapers and earns around Q1200 ($153) a month. Aura's mother is a catalogue salesperson. Aura's favorite animals are dogs and her favorite colors are black and blue. She likes listening to reggaeton music and playing basketball in her spare time. Aura likes to be sporty and would like to be a P.E teacher when she is older so she can continue to do exercise. In school Aura also likes English lessons and her goal for this year is to learn to speak English.
  • Sponsor Cristian

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Male
    Birth Date April 11, 2010
    Age 10 years old
    Grade 1st Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Cristian lives in San Felipe with her mother and four siblings. Their house is made of sheet metal, though does not have a floor. The family's house is a single room, with 3 beds. The family rent their house, and the owner has also lent them a table top stove to cook with. The family does not have any other furniture or appliances, save for a small table. Cristian's father passed away near the end of 2018. Cristian's mother does housework for families, earning around Q100 ($12) a week. Cristian's favourite food is frijoles (beans) and rice and his favorite animals are spiders. Cristian doesn't have a favorite color as he likes all of them the same. Cristian likes to be active. His favorite subject in school is Physical Education and his favorite thing to do at home is to play football with his brother. Cristian would like to be a builder when he grows up, as he would like to construct things. His goal for this year is to learn how to read.
  • Sponsor Dayana

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Female
    Birth Date September 12, 2005
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 7th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Dayana lives in Jocotenango with her mother, brother and 3 uncles. The house they live in has a metal front and inside their room is made of cement blocks. Dayana's family have one room in the house, and her three uncles each have their own room. Dayana's parents are separated, and her father sends Q800 ($100) a month to support the family. Dayana's mother sells different food including sandwiches and earns around Q800 ($100) a month. Dayana likes the color black and her favorite animals are cats. She loves to dance, especially to rap, trap and a bit of reggaeton music. Dayana likes being in the Scheel Center and her favorite class is Natural Sciences. Her goal for this year is to achieve everything she sets her mind on. When she grows up, Dayana would like to be a veterinarian because of her love for animals.
  • Sponsor Diego

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Male
    Birth Date February 6, 2009
    Age 11 years old
    Grade 5th Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Diego was born on February 6, 2009, and is in 5th grade at the Dreamer Center. He loves to play soccer. When he grows up, he would like to design and make toys.
  • Sponsor Diego Enrique

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Male
    Birth Date March 20, 2011
    Age 9 years old
    Grade 2nd Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Diego lives in San Felipe with his parents and two brothers. The walls of his house are made out of cement blocks, the roof is metal and the floor is made of cement. Diego's father is a builder's assistant and earns Q2000 ($255) a month. Diego's mother does not work and looks after the house. The house has a table top stove and also use firewood to cook. Diego's favorite animals are birds and his favorite food is pizza. Diego likes the color red and his favorite musician is Ozuna. At school his favorite activity to do in class is 'tarea' which is like handwriting practice. His goal for this year in school is to pass all of his classes. When he grows up Diego would like to be a police officer because they have guns and they arrest bad people.
  • Sponsor Fatima

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Female
    Birth Date February 13, 2009
    Age 11 years old
    Grade 5th Grade
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Fatima lives in Ciudad Vieja with her mother, father and four siblings. Their house is made of cement blocks and sill plate. The family cook their meals on a tabletop stove and share 3 bedrooms between the six members. Fatima's father is a mechanic and her mother sells clothes, games and utensils. Fatima's favorite animals are dogs and her favorite colors are pink and violet. Her favorite music is Christian children's songs and in her spare time she likes to read. In school Fatima's favorite class is math and her goal for this year is to be 'abanderada' or top of the class. When she grows up Fatima would like to be a pastry chef because during the school holidays, she learnt how to make bread. After she becomes a pastry chef, she would like to be a fashion designer.
  • Sponsor Guadalupe

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Female
    Birth Date February 4, 2004
    Age 16 years old
    Grade 9th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Guadalupe lives in Jocotenango in a house that is made from cement and sheet metal. She shares her house with eighteen other people, including her mother, two siblings, four uncles, two aunts and ten cousins. The house has four rooms for the nineteen people and there are ten beds to share between them. Guadalupe's father does not live with them or help out with any costs, and so Guadalupe's mother works as a cleaner to help cover the costs of the house. The family also sells different foods as well. Guadalupe's favorite color is pink, and her favorite animals are rabbits. In her spare time, she likes listening to music, in particular reggaeton which is her favorite genre. At school Guadalupe's favorite class is home economics and her goal for the year is to pass ninth grade so that she can go on to study further. In the future she would like to be a secretary because she enjoys working with computers.
  • Gender Female
    Birth Date April 23, 2006
    Age 14 years old
    Grade 8th Grade
    School Scheel Center (Centro Scheel)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    Jenifer lives in Vista Hermosa with her mother, father and brother. Their house is made of cement blocks and sheet metal and has a cement floor. The house has two beds for the four family members. The family uses a tabletop stove to cook their meals. Jenifer's father drives a garbage truck and earns around Q1900 ($242) a month. Jenifer likes to draw and listen to music in her spare time. Her favorite types of music are electronic and rap. Jenifer's favorite color is light blue, and her favorite animals are dogs. In school, Jenifer's favorite class is natural sciences and her goal for the year is to pass her classes. When she is older, she would like to be a surgeon because she would like to help people.
  • Sponsor Jony

    From: $0.00 / month
    Gender Male
    Birth Date April 8, 2012
    Age 8 years old
    Grade 2nd Grade
    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 writing. When he grows up, he would like to be a police officer so he can help people.
  • Gender Male
    Birth Date December 15, 2013
    Age 6 years old
    Grade Preschool
    School Dreamer Center (Centro Soñador)
    Country Guatemala

    Biography

    José lives in Jocotenango with his mother, brother and sister. Their house is made of sheet metal and has a cement floor. The house is made up of only one room, and there are two beds that the family share. José's mother is not currently working and the family rely on relatives to help out with household costs. José's father does not live with them and does not currently support them financially. José's favorite color is blue and his favorite animals are dogs. José likes to listen to children's songs, and the one he likes best is called 'La Mariposita' which means 'The Little Butterfly'. In school José's favorite time of the day is playtime. This year his goal is to be able to draw cool things like the pictures on display in his classroom. When he grows up, José would like to do the same job as his father, a demolition worker knocking down houses so that new houses can be built. José said that he wants to do this job so that he can be close to his father.