Sheylin Andrea

It takes ONE person (like you!) to make a huge difference in Sheylin Andrea's life. By sponsoring her, you're creating Team Sheylin Andrea 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 Colombia. 

12 years old 1/18/2007 Waiting 33 days Colombia
About me & my family

Name: Sheylin Andrea
Waiting for sponsorship: 33 days
Family income: $260.00

Gender: Female
Age: 12
Enjoys: Listening to music
Talents: Singing
Sergio Andres, 19, Male
Jose Alfredo, 10, Male

Lives with: Parents
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1222014

Poverty in Colombia

Kids growing up in poverty in Colombia face many tough challenges, such as a large wealth gap, gang violence that too often involves kids, an inadequate health care system and poor secondary-school attendance.

That's why we focus on programs to help kids stay off the streets, work with local partners to provide medical and dental care, and offer leadership programs and scholarships to help teens stay in school so they can achieve their dreams.

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

Learn more about our work in Colombia. 

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Sheylin Andrea 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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