Jose David

It takes ONE person (like you!) to make a huge difference in Jose David's life. By sponsoring him, you're creating Team Jose David and giving him a chance to break the cycle of poverty. Your $36 monthly gift is invested in his future and the lives of children like him in Guatemala. 

And supporting a teen is important because they’re at higher risk for exposure to gangs, pregnancy, drugs and more. Your encouragement will give hope and confidence during a crucial time in their lives.

15 years old 7/10/2004 Waiting 149 days Guatemala
About me & my family

Name: Jose David
Waiting for sponsorship: 149 days
Family income: $130.00

Gender: Male
Age: 15
Enjoys: Running, Playing soccer
Talents: Painting, Singing
Yessica Yasmin, 25, Female
Sheily Vannesa, 13, Female
Edgar Eduardo, 11, Male

Lives with: Parents
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1111586

Poverty in Guatemala

Kids growing up in poverty in Guatemala face some of the toughest issues, such as a massive wealth gap, gang violence and high crime rates, difficulty staying in school, lack of jobs, chronic malnutrition and a high teen pregnancy rate.

That's why we focus on providing educational assistance to stay in school, a wide range of programs in our centers to learn and grow in a safe environment, youth leadership opportunities, fundamental nutrition support and reproductive health programs.

See how our program works and why we focus on health, education, empowerment and employment. 

Learn more about our work in Guatemala.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Jose David access to life-changing benefits, like:

  • medical care
  • educational support
  • life skills
  • job-training before graduation.
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How your support helps kids in poverty

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