Rica M.

Rica M. has been sponsored by an amazing world-changer! Her sponsor has created Team Rica M. and given her a chance to break free from the cycle of poverty, starting a ripple effect for generations. With that support, the future looks bright for Rica M.!


17 years old 1/24/2001 Philippines

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How does child sponsorship work?

Your $32 monthly gift gives kids like Rica M. 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 teens in the Bicol region of the Philippines

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


Teens in the Bicol region enrolled in secondary school receive school supplies, help with their uniforms, and transportation assistance.



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



Teens in the Bicol region 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 interpersonal skills.


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