Edwin Emilio

Edwin Emilio has been sponsored by an amazing world-changer! His sponsor has created Team Edwin Emilio 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 Edwin Emilio!

 

13 years old 9/30/2008 Guatemala
Poverty in Guatemala

Children growing up in poverty in Guatemala face many difficulties including gangs, violence, drugs, poor education and a lack of jobs, chronic malnutrition and a high teen-pregnancy rate.

That is why we focus on providing educational assistance to keep kids in school, programs in our centers to allow them to learn and grow in a safe environment, as well as nutrition support and 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 kids like Edwin Emilio access to life-changing benefits, like:

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

 

More about child sponsorship:

How your support helps teens in Guatemala

A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored teens age 12 and over in Guatemala.

Educated

Teens in Guatemala enrolled in secondary school receive school supplies.

 

Empowered

Teens can enroll in classes to learn how to think critically and creatively, become good citizens and manage money wisely.

 

Employed

Teens in Guatemala have access to our Career Resource Center, where they learn the skills they need to find and keep a job, such as résumé writing, interviewing and important interpersonal skills.

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