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Manoshi Roy  

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  • Age: 7
  • Birthday: January 8, 2007
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Bangladesh
  • Center: Laxmipur Child Sponsorship Program
  • Child ID: BD2461017
    • Waiting: 286 Days for a sponsor.
    • Child lives in an area with higher risk of exploitation and abuse.
Manoshi lives with her father and her mother. At home, duties include washing clothes, helping in the kitchen and running errands. Her father is sometimes employed as a laborer and her mother is sometimes employed as a laborer. There are 2 children in the family.

As part of Compassion's ministry, Manoshi participates in Bible class. She is also in primary school where her performance is average. Playing with dolls and hide-and-seek are her favorite activities.

Your love and support will help Manoshi to receive the assistance she needs to develop her potential. Please pray for her.
Manoshi lives on the plains of Laxmipur, home to approximately 3,500 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, mud walls and tin roofs. The primary ethnic group and language is Bengali.

The regional diet consists of beans, rice and potatoes. Common health problems in this area include asthma, viral hepatitis, diarrhea and undernourishment. Most adults in Laxmipur are unemployed but some work on plantations and earn the equivalent of $42 per month. This community needs tuition assistance, literacy programs and employment opportunities.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Laxmipur Child Sponsorship Program to provide Manoshi with Bible teaching, nutritious food, medical treatment, hygiene and health education, games and sports, special celebrations, picnics, tuition, tutoring, school uniforms, shoes and academic support. The center staff will also provide meetings and evangelism for the parents or guardians of Manoshi.
Bangladesh is a small Asian country in the shadow of India. Mostly flat, the country sits on the eastern edge of the Indian Ocean. Bangladesh consists mostly of a low-lying river delta with a largely marshy jungle coastline on the Bay of Bengal. The country usually has a mild tropical winter, a hot, humid summer and a warm, rainy monsoon from June to October.

People in this extremely poor country are often landless and forced to live on and cultivate flood-prone land. Nearly two-thirds of Bangladeshis are employed in agriculture where rice is the single most important product. About 83 percent are Muslims, but Hindus constitute a 16 percent minority. Christians make up less than 1 percent of the population. Bengali is the official national language, but English is generally spoken in urban areas and used in higher education and government. Compassion works with children throughout the country.

Like India and many of its other neighbors, the area that is now Bangladesh came under British rule in the 18th century. A mounting clash between Muslims and Hindus lead to a battle that eventually created a deep chasm in Britain's empire. In 1947, British rule ended with the creation of Hindu-dominated India and Muslim-dominated East and West Pakistan. But a civil war over language and commerce between West Pakistan (present-day Pakistan) and East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh) ensued from 1952 to 1971, when Pakistani forces surrendered and Bangladesh was established and became a parliamentary democracy under a constitution. Iajuddin Ahmed has been president since 2002.

Map of Bangladesh

Child's Location: Northwest of Rangpur

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Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects your child with a loving, church-based Child Sponsorship Program.  

Your support provides:

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  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

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