The regional diet consists of maize, beans and rice. Common health problems in this are include diarrhea, colds, bronchitis and asthma. Most adults are unemployed but some work as day laborers and earn the equivalent of $69 per month. This community has water and electricity but needs tuition assistance, scholastic materials, law enforcement and alcohol abuse prevention programs.
Your sponsorship allows the staff of Monte Sinai Student Center to provide your sponsored child with Bible teaching, medical exams, health and hygiene instruction, recreational and developmental activities, tutoring, educational classes, nutritious snacks, as well as sewing, music and poultry farming lessons. The center staff will also provide educational meetings for the parents or guardians of your sponsored child.