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  • Age: 17
  • Birthday: September 11, 1997
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Philippines
  • Center: Sonshine Child Development Center
  • Child ID: PH9190191
In her home, Ging Ging helps by carrying water, caring for children and caring for animals. She lives with her grandmother. Her grandmother is sometimes employed as a laborer. There are 2 children in the family.

Ging Ging is not presently attending school. Volleyball, singing and telling stories are her favorite activities. She also attends Bible class, youth group and camp regularly.

Your love and support will help Ging Ging to receive the assistance she needs to develop her potential. Please pray for her.
Ging Ging lives on the plains of Abuno Pajac, A. Tumulak, Kaimitohan 1 & 2, Basak, Kagudoy, Basak Iba, Basak Ibabaw, Basak Pakpakan, Basak Kainsong, Basak Tangke, Basak Merkado 1 & 2, Canjulao, Looc Locatha, Purok Kapayas, Purok Kawayan, Pusok Lawis, Sacred Heart Vill. 1, 2 & 3, Humay-Humay & Marigondon, home to approximately 291,500 residents.

The regional diet consists of fish, rice, maize and bananas. Common health problems in this area include dengue fever, respiratory illnesses, malnutrition and skin diseases. Most adults work as laborers and earn the equivalent of $95 per month.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Sonshine Student Center Project to provide Ging Ging with Bible teaching, medical and dental care, food, tuition, tutoring and vocational training.
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.

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Child's Location: East of Cebu City

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