August 19, 2006
Marlene is one of six children in her family. She has three brothers and two sisters. She lives with her parents and siblings in a wooden structure in Yapacani, Bolivia. Marlene is in grade five and likes Art class the best. She enjoys playing soccer. She would like to become a lawyer someday. Her father is a motorcycle taxi driver, struggling to provide the needs of the family. Sponsorship enables children to attend classes every day and provides the materials they need to get a good education. Sponsorship gives children the opportunity to grow up healthy, happy, and able to achieve their dreams.