Kobe Rafael

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

10 years old 10/18/2009 Waiting 74 days Colombia
About me & my family

Name: Kobe Rafael
Waiting for sponsorship: 74 days
Family income: $100.00

Gender: Male
Age: 10
Enjoys: Listening to music, Playing soccer, Riding a bicycle
Talents: Dancing, Singing, Sports
Nayely Dayana, 17, Female
Sheyla Marcela, 11, Female

Lives with: Mother
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1236434

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 Kobe Rafael 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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