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Jeferson Eulises Antonio Hernandez  

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  • Age: 7
  • Birthday: August 18, 2007
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: El Salvador
  • Center: Jabes Student Center
  • Child ID: ES8170394
    • Waiting: 228 Days for a sponsor.
Jeferson lives with his father and his mother. At home, duties include cleaning. His father is employed as a laborer and his mother maintains the home. There are 2 children in the family.

As part of Compassion's ministry, Jeferson participates in Bible class. He is also in kindergarten where his performance is average. Soccer and playing ball games are his favorite activities.

Your love and support will help Jeferson to receive the assistance he needs to develop his potential. Please pray for him.
Jeferson lives in the forested community of Reparto Santa Elana, San Martin, home to approximately 7,300 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, mud walls and zinc laminate roofs. The spoken language is Spanish.

The regional diet consists of maize, beans and rice. Common health problems in these communities include malnutrition, gastrointestinal problems and respiratory infections. Most adults work in factories and earn the equivalent of $80 per month. This community has electricity and water but needs vocational training centers, teachers, recreation facilities and employment opportunities.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Jabes Student Center to provide Jeferson with Bible classes, medical checkups, health and hygiene education, school materials, computer and sewing workshops and academic reinforcement. In addition, motor skills development and educational games are available for non-schooled children. Ninety percent of the children in this project are not attending school because they are underage.
Most Salvadorans live in the country's subtropical central region of valleys and plateaus. A hot coastal plain is in the south and the north is mountainous. Nearly all the land is farmed; coffee is grown in the mountains.

Ninety percent of El Salvador's population is of mixed Indian and Spanish descent; about 60 percent live in urban areas. Although a few Indians have retained many of their old customs and traditions, most people have adopted the Spanish language and culture. Fifty-seven percent of Salvadorans are Catholic but there is extensive activity by Protestant groups and over twenty-one percent are Protestants. Compassion works in the central, southern and western regions of the country.

El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. Spain claimed the country in 1525. Almost 300 years later, El Salvador declared its independence and, after a brief union with Mexico, joined four other Central American countries to form a federation. When this union ended in 1838, El Salvador became a republic. The country experienced a period of increasing unrest during the 1970s that culminated in a civil war in the 1980s. In 1992, a peace agreement was reached.

Map of El Salvador

Child's Location: Northeast of San Salvador

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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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