September 28, 2002
Dex lives with his parents, three brothers and one sister, in a concrete structure with a metal roof in the Tondo slum, situated within the city of Manila. He is in grade eight and likes Filipino class the best. He is an industrious and responsible young man who works hard in school. He has dreams of finishing his education and becoming an electronics engineer someday. In his free time, Dex enjoys playing basketball, reading books, and drawing pictures. Sponsorship enables children to attend classes every day and provides the materials they need to get a good education. Sponsorship gives children the opportunity go grow up healthy, happy, and able to achieve their dreams.