Sponsor a Child Today

Search for a child to sponsor by age, gender, country, birthday, special needs and more.  Sponsor a child today.

Harold Seas  

Proceed to our secure online form
  • Age: 11
  • Birthday: September 26, 2002
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Philippines
  • Center: Capstone Generation Child Development Center
  • Child ID: PH7420204
    • Waiting: 273 Days for a sponsor.
Harold makes his home with his father and his stepmother. Carrying water, gathering firewood and gardening are his household duties. His father is sometimes employed and his stepmother maintains the home. There are 4 children in the family.

As part of Compassion's ministry, Harold participates in church activities, Bible class and camp. He is also in primary school where his performance is average. Playing with cars, singing and playing with marbles are his favorite activities.

Please remember Harold in your prayers. Your love and support will help him to receive the assistance he needs to grow and develop.
Harold lives in the island community of Bantayan, home to approximately 78,300 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement floors, brick, block or bamboo walls and tin roofs. The regional diet consists of maize, fish and rice.

Common health problems in this area include fevers, tuberculosis, diarrhea and respiratory infections. Most adults in Bantayan work as fishermen and earn the equivalent of $77 per month. This community has water and electricity but needs teachers, educational materials and alternative sources of income.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Capstone Generation Child Development Center to provide Harold with Bible studies, medical and dental checkups, field trips and tutoring. The center staff will also provide Bible studies and nutrition and health education training for the parents or guardians of Harold.
North to south, 7,107 islands spread over 1,150 miles in the western Pacific Ocean to make up the country of the Philippines. About 95 percent of the population lives on the 11 largest islands. In the tropical lowlands, the climate is usually hot, humid and rainy.

The Philippines was once the most developed country in Asia following World War II but has lagged behind other countries because of poor economic growth and corruption. Spain and the United States, both colonizers of the country, have been the biggest influences on Philippine culture; a unique blend of Asia and the West. The country has two official languages: Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English. Eighty-three percent of the country is Catholic.

For centuries, the Philippine islands have been the crossroads of many cultures, including the Middle East, India and China, which all came to trade. In 1521, Spaniard Ferdinand Magellan reached the islands and Spain ruled them until 1898. The Philippines were ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. They attained independence in 1946 after Japanese occupation in World War II. In 1965, the country came under the rule of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Widespread corruption and political mismanagement marred the Marcos regime. In 1986, a bloodless revolution forced Marcos into exile. In 1992, the U.S. closed its last military bases on the islands. In 2010, Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III became the 15th president of the Philippines. He is the son of the former senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. and former president Corazon Aquino, who was the 11th president of the country. The government continues to struggle with Muslim insurgencies in the south.

Map of Philippines

Child's Location: North of Cebu

Please make a difference in the life of this child who has been anxiously waiting for a sponsor

Previously Viewed:
Our live chat service is currently offline. Please try again during business hours or click here to leave us a message.

Search for a Child

Donate With Confidence

Your personal information is encrypted and transmitted without risk using a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Verisign

Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

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

Your support provides:

  • Food and clean water
  • Medical care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Important life-skills training
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

When you sponsor a child, you'll receive your child's photo, personal story and a child sponsorship packet by mail in approximately 10 days.

When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.