February 9, 2006
Fernando is one of six children in his family. He has four brothers and one sister. He lives with his mother and his siblings in a one-room wooden structure that his family shares with others, in Guatemala. Fernando is in grade four and his best subject is Math. His favourite activities are writing and playing basketball. At home, he is responsible for chopping firewood. Fernando would like to become a soldier when he grows up. At the Luis Amigo Sponsor Site, families are provided with food, educational support, and medical assistance. Families also get the opportunity to participate in workshops related to nutrition, finances, and microbusiness.