Jonathan Eduardo was born on May 16th, 1997.
He is in 8th grade in 2013. He has a great desire to continue studying, but his family is very poor, and he needs sponsorship to be able to continue.
He speaks Spanish.
He lives in Panajachel.
PARENTS / CAREGIVERS
His mother, Lucia, is 56 years old in 2013. She is a widow; Jonathan's father passed away many years ago. She sells various things to earn money, but when she is unable to sell, she has no income. She did not have the chance to go to school because her parents could not afford it. She speaks Spanish and Kak'chiquel.
Jonathan has six sisters and two brothers:
Virginia, 42 years old in 2013. She is married and has children of her own. She did not have the chance to study.
Ana, 40 years old in 2013. She did not have the chance to study.
Mario, 34 years old in 2013. He works whenever possible at whatever job he can find. He went to school through 6th grade.
Zonia, 28 years old in 2013. She is married and has children. She went to school through 6th grade.
Cesar, 27 years old in 2103. He works as a builder's assistant and makes $2.50 a day. He went to school through 6th grade.
Ruth, 26 years old in 2013. She went to school through 6th grade.
Jackeline, 23 years old in 2013. She went to school through 6th grade.
Debora, 20 years old in 2013. She was in 6th grade in 2011.
They live in an 8-room block house with a cement floor and roof.
They have electricity connected.
They have water connected.
They have a latrine-style toilet.
They have a wood-burning stove.
They do not have a pila. A pila is a two-sided outdoor cement sink that is essential to Guatemalan life, used for washing clothing and dishes, storing water, and taking bucket baths.
TABLES AND CHAIRS
They have 5 tables and 3 chairs.
CLOSET / WARDROBE
They have one wardrobe.
They have two beds that they all share.
They do not have a water filter.
They don't have chickens.
This family's greatest need is for food.
They also need:
- water filter
- beds and mattresses
- Onil stove
To provide the family with these essential needs, please visit http://www.mayanfamilies.org/DonateNow or contact our Family Aid Coordinator at email@example.com.