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Jovel L.

Jovel L. has been sponsored by an amazing world-changer! His sponsor has created Team Jovel L. 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 Jovel L.!

 

9 years old 10/31/2008 Philippines
About me & my family

Name: Jovel L.
Family income: $112.00

Gender: Male
Age: 9
Enjoys: Playing basketball, Playing with friends, Playing outdoor games
Talents: Reciting poetry
Siblings:
Jonalyn, 16, Female
Jorgie, 14, Male
Fe, 14, Female
Regina, 3, Female
Lives with: Mother and Stepfather
Language: Filipino
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1251102


About my house

Walls: Bamboo, Concrete, Plywood
Roof: Thatch, Corrugated metal
Floor: Concrete, Plywood, Bamboo
My bed: The floor with a mat
Water source: Community well
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.

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.

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

 

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives kids like Jovel L. 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 kids in the Bicol region of the Philippines

A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored kids under age 12 in the Bicol region:

Educated

Kids in the Bicol region enrolled in preschool and primary school receive school supplies, help with their uniforms, and transportation assistance.

 

Empowered

Kids can enroll in fun, interactive classes that teach skills like decision-making and creative thinking and emphasize social issues such as respecting others and recycling.

Employed

For now, we’re helping kids under 12 grow up healthy, educated, empowered and prepared to take advantage of our employment programs when they become teens.

 

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