The mother enrolls Mariana in kindergarten because she does not have a support network to care for the child since she is working to cover her children's expenses. Mariana lives with her mother and older siblings, the mother works as a promoter in the town of Suba, the brother of the minor is studying in El Salitre and the older sister does not attend any institution, since she has a developmental disorder and the mother states that she has clinical assistance at home. The mother states that she is the head of the household, she does not have any kind of help from the father of her first two children. Mariana's father provides financial support and intermittent visits to the child.
FAQs About Sponsoring a Child
When you sponsor a child through Holt, your monthly gifts help provide everything a child needs to reach their potential in life — from food, shelter and education to the nurturing care of a devoted family or caregiver.
Over time, you may also build a relationship with your sponsored child by corresponding through our Holt Sponsor Center. Children may send letters or artwork to share about their lives and express their gratitude. Here are letters two children wrote for their sponsors in the U.S.
Thank you so much for your sponsorship! I’m in tears and get so emotional when I receive the funding from you. I’m so grateful that you picked me and have trust in me. You have been a true inspiration to me. I must keep on doing my best at school, and you will be my motivation when I face challenges. I will stay focused on my studies, and create my own bright future. I want to walk out of the mountain, and explore the world. Best wishes for you.
I am Lima is extremely excited that I was enrolled into Education Supporting Program of Holt. I always receive study materials and pocket money that I could be spend on my extra study fee. In my life, I have many purpose not only good job but I want to be a good daughter, good student and good citizen in society as well. I am thankful to Holt organization which supports me these materials especially, staffs, who ride the motor arrive village to provide materials and also interviews about health or study as so on. In the finally, I would like to share the future dream that I want to become a doctor or flight attendant.