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Samuel Antonio

Samuel Antonio has been sponsored by an amazing world-changer! His sponsor has created Team Samuel Antonio and given him a chance to break free from the cycle of poverty, starting a ripple effect for generations. With that support, the future looks bright for Samuel Antonio!

 

12 years old 6/1/2006 Guatemala
About me & my family

Name: Samuel Antonio
Family income: $130.00

Gender: Male
Age: 12
Enjoys: Playing soccer, Playing volleyball
Talents: Painting
Siblings:
Brenda Roxana, 30, Female
Mynor Eliseo, 28, Male
Wendy Maricela, 26, Female
Lidia Rosmery, 24, Female
Oscar Humberto, 18, Male
Flor De María, 17, Female
Maria Angelica, 13, Female
Cristian Saul, 8, Male
Lives with: Parents
Language: Spanish, Cakchiquel
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1181366

About my house

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

About 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.

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.

Learn more about about the valuable programs your sponsorship makes happen in Guatemala below.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives kids like Samuel Antonio access to life-changing benefits, like:

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

 

More about child sponsorship:

How your support helps kids in poverty

How your support helps teens in Guatemala

A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored teens age 12 and over in Guatemala.

Educated

Teens in Guatemala enrolled in secondary school receive school supplies.

 

Empowered

Teens can enroll in classes to learn how to think critically and creatively, become good citizens and manage money wisely.

 

Employed

Teens in Guatemala have access to our Career Resource Center, where they learn the skills they need to find and keep a job, such as résumé writing, interviewing and important interpersonal skills.

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