Ashley Merex Onyango is nine and in grade 4. She is the firstborn of three children. Because both parents work, Ashley has to stay home and watch the babies. Sponsorship would enable the parents to find help to watch the little ones so that Ashley can attend school and escape the cycle of poverty.
Angela’s father is both disabled and sick and her mother is only able to earn $1 per day cleaning. Angela is one of five children.
Barrack was all but abandoned by his father just before he died. His mother earns some money by washing other peoples clothes and she takes care of three other children besides her own.
Randy has five brothers and sisters. When his mother was giving birth to twins she experienced great difficulty and suffered lasting damage to her back preventing her from returning to work. His father tries to make ends meet by working in a store when needed.