Children Awaiting Sponsorship
AntoineBurkina Faso, Gampela Centre
June 13, 2012
Antoine lives with his parents and his other sibling. His parents used to work as farmers, but due to a lack of farm-able land and a lack of rain his mother now supplements their income as a worker at the local drugstore. Antoine is outgoing and likes to play with his friends. He also enjoys building small houses and playing football (soccer), and his favourite is blue. He’s in Grade One and his favourite subject in school is math.
BorisBurkina Faso, Gampela Centre
October 22, 2012
Five-year old Boris lives with his parents and his two siblings. His parents work hard as farmers and try to supplement their income with being a driver and collecting sand to sell it due to a lack of farmable land and a lack of rain. As a result, they struggle to provide for their growing family. Boris enjoys playing with his friends. He also enjoys building small houses and playing football (soccer).
DjemilatouBurkina Faso, Gampela Centre
June 7, 2011
Seven-year old Djemilatou lives with her parents and her four siblings. Her parents are hard-working famers, but a lack of rain and a rough terrain makes it difficult to provide for their large family. Djemilatou is known for her smile, and makes friends easily. She enjoys washing dishes and running. Her favourite colour is white. She’s in Grade One and her favourite subject in school is math.
MarcelBurkina Faso, Gampela Centre
September 1, 2009
Marcel lives with his parents and his three siblings. His parents used to work as farmers, but due to a lack of farm-able land and a lack of rain they now supplement their income collecting and selling sand. As a result, they struggle to provide for their growing family. Marcel is a quiet boy and keeps to himself. He also enjoys washing dishes and playing football (soccer), and his favourite colour is red. He’s in Grade One and his favourite subject in school is reading.
Matias A.Colombia, Tiempo de Paz
May 5, 2015
Matias lives with his mom, dad, and uncle who is only two years older than him. The boys get along very well in this close family unit. Matias enjoys playing football, he likes the colour red, and his favourite school subject is art where he can draw. He is an intelligent child who learns easily and very much enjoys drawing and colouring. Matias hopes to be a soccer player one day.
Matias E.Colombia, Tiempo de Paz
March 18, 2015
Matias lives with his mom, dad, and sister. This family is very close, the parents like to be quite involved with the lives of their children and the siblings share many things. Matias enjoys playing football, he likes the colour green, and his favourite school subject is math. He is a very sweet, attentive and spontaneous kid who is full of energy. Matias hopes to be a doctor one day.
JaelColombia, Tiempo de Paz
December 10, 2011
Jael lives with his mother. His father lives in the United States and they communicate via Skype. Jael loves to be athletic, he likes the colour red, and his favourite subject at school is art. He is quite attentive to the emotions of others and good at expressing his own emotions. He is a cheerful kid with lots of energy and a love for playing drums. Jael hopes to be a singer one day.
YamileColombia, Tiempo de Paz
December 10, 2010
Yamile lives with her mom, step-dad, and older sister who has a baby. Yamile is very excited to be able to spend so much time with her niece. She enjoys drawing, she likes the colour pink, and her favourite subject at school is art. She is an outgoing girl who is full of energy. She is good at collaborating with others and assisting her teachers. Yamile hopes to be a vet one day.
AshleyKenya, Creation of Hope
Ashley has a beautiful smile. When she was younger her single mother died from an HIV related sickness. Ashley now stays with her grandparents on a 1-acre piece of land where they grow corn, pigeon peas and beans. The economic situation is very difficult and Ashley must share a bed with them. She is able to attend church regularly.
JoshuaKenya, Creation of Hope
March 23, 2004
Joshua's mother passed away from HIV com-plications in 2018 leaving him and his sister to live with their grandmother who is support-ing 3 of her grandchildren. This grandmother is struggling to support these children by sell-ing items at the market from time to time. Joshua is a shy child who enjoys social studies at school and playing soccer. He finished his standard 6 year at school near the top of his class and aspires to be a lawyer when he grows up.
JuniorKenya, Creation of Hope
April 5, 2006
Junior has a twin sister named Faith. Sadly, their single mother died from stomach complications and they went to live with their aging grandfather. The family is able to farm some corn and beans on the 5 acres of land where they live. However, money is tight as the grandfather works odd jobs and earns what he can. Junior sleeps on a shared bed with worn sheets.
FaithKenya, Creation of Hope
April 5, 2006
Faith has a twin brother named Junior. Sadly, their single mother died from stomach complications and they went to live with their aging grandfather. The family is able to farm some corn and beans on the 5 acres of land where they live. However, money is tight as the grandfather works odd jobs and earns what he can. Faith sleeps on a shared bed with worn sheets.
VaatiKenya, Creation of Hope
March 3, 2008
Vaati is a playful boy. His favourite subject in school is math and he likes to participate in athletics. He is outgoing and active. When he was younger, his mother died of HIV/AIDS. Sadly, the infection was passed to him at birth. He and his two siblings now live with his grandparents. The grandmother earns a small living by selling small quantities of vegetables from her kiosk.
GaurabNepal, SARA Ministries
November 1, 2011
Gaurab lives with his mom and brother. His mother has no employment and has difficulty supporting her children on her own. Gaurab is a friendly, hardworking boy. His favourite subject at school is English and he enjoys playing volleyball. Gaurab hopes to join the army one day.
KishorNepal, SARA Ministries
July 15, 2010
Kishor lives with his parents and two sisters. His parents are farmers and struggle to support their children with the little income they make. Kishoe is a keen boy who is a hard worker. His favourite subject is English and he likes to play CarromBoard – an Indian tabletop game. Kishor hopes to be a doctor one day.
LidiyaNepal, SARA Ministries
November 8, 1999
Lidiya's mother passed away at an early age and her father remarried and became a Christian. Due to his economic status he was unable to care for Lidiya. In 2007, Lidiya came to live at SARA Children's home. Lidiya has now completed her school and dreams of becoming a nurse.
ShamualNepal, SARA Ministries
May 13, 2007
Shamual lives with his father. His father is a farmer and struggles to support his son. Shamual is a humble and kind boy. His favourite subject at school is English and he likes to play football (soccer). Shamual hopes to join the army one day.
AminaTanzania, Amani School
May 3, 2010
Amina lives with her mother and her siblings, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He mother sells food at a wayside stall and also works at a small local hotel. While at school she is very quiet and does her work slowly, but with great care. Amina loves to learn math while in school. Her favourite activity is playing rede with her friends. This Tanzanian game is played with four people and involves a ball. In the future Amina would love to be a doctor.
EmmanuelTanzania, Amani School
July 16, 2020
Emmanuel lives with his parents and siblings He has 2 brothers and 2 sisters. The family earns an income caring for livestock. He is a happy boy who smiles most of the time. Emmanuel’s favourite school subject is learning English. He loves to play football with his friends. In the future Emmanuel hopes to be a doctor.
KomboTanzania, Amani School
Kombo lives with his parents and his brother. The family earn an income by farming. Kombo is always a very polite boy and says that his favourite subject is math. He finds English very difficult to learn. His favourite activity is riding a bicycle. In the future, he hopes to be a soldier.
StumaiTanzania, Amani School
July 5, 2009
Stumani lives with her parents and siblings. She has 2 brothers and 2 sisters. The family income comes from her father being a witch doctor. Stumani loves to learn about God and we pray that she will bring light to her family someday. She does like her fathers’ career. Stumani struggles in class as she is slow learner. She does love to learn Kiswahili and to play rede with her friends. This Tanzanian game is played with four people and involves a ball. In the future she hopes to be a teacher.