Manuel lives with his parents in this poor community of Las Brisas del Este. His father works as a taxi driver. The typical home is two rooms made of scrap tin or wood. There is no running water, no paved roads and very few jobs. Manuel helps at home by cleaning and carrying water. When he has free time, Manuel enjoys drawing, playing group games, reading and singing. He lives in an environment where unemployment, drugs and teen pregnancy are common social issues. Your sponsorship will make it possible for Manuel to attend the Learning Center, where he will receive help with his education, medical and dental care. Manuel attends Church and Sunday School. Please remember him in your prayers. Your love and support will help Manuel receive the assistance he needs to develop to his full potential.