Children Awaiting Sponsorship

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Antoine

Burkina Faso, Gampela Centre

Birthday: 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.

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Marcel

Burkina Faso, Gampela Centre

Birthday: 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.

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Awa

Burkina Faso, Gampela Centre

Birthday: April 8, 2011

Awa lives with her parents and her four siblings, including her twin brother. Her father is a tailor and her mother sell firewood to try to earn enough of an income to support their large family. Awa is known for her smile, and makes friends easily. She enjoys washing dishes and running. Her favourite colour is red. She’s in Grade One and her favourite subject in school is writing.

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Matias A.

Colombia, Tiempo de Paz

Birthday: 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.

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Matias E.

Colombia, Tiempo de Paz

Birthday: 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.

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Jael

Colombia, Tiempo de Paz

Birthday: 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.

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Yamile

Colombia, Tiempo de Paz

Birthday: 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.

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Kimanthi

Kenya, Creation of Hope

Birthday: 2008

Kimanthi's mother abandoned him and his 3 brothers, leaving his sister to care for them. A local chief collected them and traced their grandmother in order that someone might care for them. Kimanthi enjoys playing soccer and his favourite subject is English. He aspires to be a teacher when he grows up.

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Eunice

Kenya, Creation of Hope

Birthday: April 2, 2008

Eunice and her siblings live with their grand-mother and an uncle. They have a small piece of land where they grow food to feed their family, however, they also depend on help from well wishers in order to survive. Eunice enjoys learning and her favourite subject is English. She placed 14th out of 35 in her standard 6 year at school.

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Joshua

Kenya, Creation of Hope

Birthday: 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.

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