May 30, 2006
Vanessa lives with her mother in a one-room wooden structure that has a dirt floor and a metal roof, in Ayolas, Paraguay. Vanessa is in grade five at Jose Asuncion Flores School and her best subject is Math. Her favourite activities arer reading stories and playing soccer. She would like to become a professional soccer player someday. At home, she helps with the cleaning chores. At the Ayolas Sponsor Site, sponsorship provides children with educational support, proper nutrition and medical care. The site also provides workshops to strengthen families and help children grow into community leaders.