Project Description

Merlanda* (1993)

Age: 13

Grade: 7th

Merlanda has been living with a host family for eight years. She currently lives with her aunt and is unsure if her parents are alive. Merlanda does the cooking, cleaning, and fetches water for the household. She is top of her class in school, and her favorite subject is English. In her free time she likes to play and dance. Merlanda wants to become a nurse because she likes that type of profession.

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*Names have been changed to protect privacy online. If you choose to sponsor this child, you will receive the child’s given name.