John Paul

It takes ONE person (like you!) to make a huge difference in John Paul's life. By sponsoring him, you're creating Team John Paul and giving him a chance to break the cycle of poverty. Your $32 monthly gift is invested in his future and the lives of children like him in the Philippines. 

9 years old 6/24/2008 Waiting 155 days Philippines
About me & my family

Name: John Paul
Waiting for sponsorship: 155 days
Family income: $200.00

Gender: Male
Age: 9
Enjoys: Playing with friends, Playing indoor games, Playing with marbles
Talents: Singing, Dancing
Gilbert, 27, Male
Genelyn, 24, Female
Gemalyn, 22, Female
Jayson Bañares, 20, Male

Lives with: Parents
Language: Filipino
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1187104

About my house

Walls: Concrete block
Roof: Corrugated metal, Palm leaf
Floor: Concrete, Dirt
My bed: Wooden beds
Water source: Community pump
Electricity: Regulated use

About the Philippines

Kids growing up in poverty in the Philippines face many difficulties, including a tough time finding employment due to lack of ability to get basic skills, high teen pregnancy rates and chronic malnutrition impacting their development.

That's why we focus on offering a variety of proven employment programs and valuable in-demand job skills training, as well as youth health programs to teach kids about smart choices, and early childhood screening and nutrition programs to help kids grow up strong and healthy.

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

Learn more about our work in the Philippines.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $32 monthly gift gives John Paul access to life-changing benefits, like:

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