12 yrs. old
Entered the program: August 2016
Merisena lives with her parents and 2 brothers in a one-room sheet metal house with no electricity or running water. Merisena’s mother works as a street vendor and her father does masonry when he finds work.
As a child sponsor, you’re providing things like nutritious meals, safe drinking water, education, health care, and spiritual instruction. Beyond meeting their critical needs, you’re building a priceless personal relationship with your child, helping them discover their true worth and God-given potential.
Your sponsorship helps provide for your child’s physical, educational and spiritual needs. These needs are met differently depending on the community your child is in, but include things like: