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Pedro Miguel

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

9 years old 6/29/2010 Waiting 29 days Guatemala
About me & my family

Name: Pedro Miguel
Waiting for sponsorship: 29 days
Family income: $156.00

Gender: Male
Age: 9
Enjoys: Playing soccer, Playing with toys and cars
Talents: Painting
Siblings:
Lisbeth Alejandra, 8, Female
Lives with: Parents
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1262450

Poverty 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.

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

Learn more about our work in Guatemala.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Pedro Miguel access to life-changing benefits, like:

  • medical care
  • educational support
  • life skills
  • job-training before graduation.
More about child sponsorship:

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How your support helps kids in poverty

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