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For children living in poverty, education is often a luxury. Many children need to drop out to help provide for their families. But when you give to World Villages for Children, you provide an opportunity to break that cycle.

MEET ANGIE

MEET ANGIE

Girlstown Guatemala Heidy currently studies at our Girlstown Guatemala. She grew up primarily living with her Aunt in a house made of sugar cane reeds because her mother had to work, and her father abandoned them when she was only an infant. Life was very difficult....

MEET HEIDY

Girlstown Guatemala Heidy currently studies at our Girlstown Guatemala. She grew up primarily living with her Aunt in a house made of sugar cane reeds because her mother had to work, and her father abandoned them when she was only an infant. Life was very difficult....

MEET DOBRICK

MEET DOBRICK

MEET DOBRICK Boystown Philippines Dobrick is a student at our Philippines Boystown. He is the fourth child of seven from a very poor family. His mother is a laundry woman, and his father a construction worker. Due to the accessibility of his work, often times his...

MEET HAPPYNESS

MEET HAPPYNESS

MEET HAPPYNESS Girlstown Tanzania Happyness is one of the first students at our Girlstown in Tanzania! She grew up with her mother solely raising her, as her father died when she was very young. The two of them lived in an adobe hut, and would often struggle with not...

MEET CECELIA!

MEET CECELIA!

MEET CECELIA! Girlstown Guatemala “I have four brothers and three sisters. My dad works in the fields, but what he earns, he doesn’t give to my mom, but he spends it on drinking. My dad said that women don’t study, that they can only serve to cook and give children....

MEET ADVENTINA!

MEET ADVENTINA!

MEET ADVENTINA! Girlstown Tanzania “My name is Adventina Gabriel Kegoka. I was born on October 10, 2005. I am the second born of 4 children. My father is Gabriel and my mother is Debora, both of them are farmers. I come from very poor family and so we worked so hard...

MEET RITCH ANTHONY!

MEET RITCH ANTHONY!

MEET RITCH ANTHONY! Boystown Minglanilla “Our place is a mountainous area, and it’s hard to find work. The common occupation of the people there is farming. For us to go to the city, we need to walk around two kilometers. Houses are a little far from one to the other...