It takes ONE person (like you!) to make a huge difference in Judelson's life. By sponsoring him, you're creating Team Judelson 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 the Dominican Republic. 

6 years old 5/15/2013 Waiting 40 days Dominican Republic
About me & my family

Name: Judelson
Waiting for sponsorship: 40 days
Family income: $294.00

Gender: Male
Age: 6
Enjoys: Playing with friends, Playing with toys and cars, Running
Talents: Dancing, Singing, Drawing
Jonathan Elim, 9, Male
Lives with: Parents
Language: Spanish
School: Yes
Child ID #: 1333419

Poverty in the Dominican Republic

Kids growing up in poverty in the Dominican Republic face many grim issues, especially woefully inadequate health services, a high teen pregnancy rate, low quality schools, high unemployment for young adults and rampant crime.

That's why we focus on providing medical and dental care, educational assistance, youth programs to help kids understand the consequences of risky behaviors, and skills and training to help them stay in school and eventually find jobs.

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

Learn more about our work in the Dominican Republic.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Judelson 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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