October 6, 2008
John is one of six children in his family. He has two brothers and three sisters. He lives with his parents and siblings in a concrete structure in the Tondo slum, situated within the city of Manila. John is in grade two. He enjoys drawing pictures. His health is not good, but he loves going to school and is always eager to learn new things. John would like to become a police officer when he grows up. Sponsorship ensures that children are able to attend classes every day and that they have 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.