Johely Melissa

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

10 years old 9/3/2008 Waiting 89 days Honduras
About me & my family

Name: Johely Melissa
Waiting for sponsorship: 89 days
Family income: $200.00

Gender: Female
Age: 10
Enjoys: Playing soccer, Watching TV
Talents: Singing, Drawing, Painting
Derek Emanuel, 8, Male
Lives with: Mother
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1160622

About my house

Walls: Concrete block
Roof: Corrugated metal
Floor: Concrete
My bed: Beds
Water source: Running water in home
Electricity: Regulated use

About Honduras

Kids growing up in poverty in Honduras face many tough challenges, including poor hygiene and sanitation problems which lead to widespread parasite infections, dangerous gang violence that starts far too young, and big gender gaps in wages, putting girls even further behind.

That's why we focus on providing crucial health programs along with effective anti-parasite treatments, enriched youth programs to help kids learn better alternatives to street gangs, and empowerment programs to equip both boys and girls with skills in demand.

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

Learn more about our work in Honduras.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Johely Melissa access to life-changing benefits, like:

  • medical care
  • educational support
  • life skills
  • job-training before graduation.
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