January 19, 2008
Matias lives with his parents and his brother in a cement structure with a metal roof in Santiago, Chile. He is in grade four and likes Math class the best. He works hard to get good grades in school. He enjoys playing soccer and basketball with his friends. His father works as a taxi driver and doesn't earn enough income to provide the family's basic needs. Matias thinks he would like to become a professional soccer player someday. 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.