¡Hola! I'm Mishel

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I'm a 12 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Bolivia.

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My birthday is the 4th November.

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I love cycling and playing sport.

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I am in year 7 at school and my favourite subject are Art and Literature.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Unknown and Merchant / Seller.

I have 1 sister living with the family.

My Project

Church Partner:


Closest Major City:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:

No. of Residents:

Most Common Occupation:

Typical House Construction:

  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Brick/Block/Cement, 
  • Floor: Cement

Regional Diet:

  • Bananas, 
  • Beef, 
  • Bread, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Chickens, 
  • Fish, 
  • Maize, 
  • Potato, 
  • Rice

Mishel's My Country

Capital City:

La Paz


10.80 million

Life expectancy:

 male 66.08 years, female 71.78 years

Population with improved drinking water:

 urban 96.7%, rural 75.6%

Adult literacy rate:

Male 97.8%, Female 93.6%

Infant mortality rate:


Under 5 mortality rate:



Roman Catholic 76.8%, Evangelical and Pentecostal 8.1%, Protestant 7.9%, other 1.7%, none 5.5% (2012 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:


A little bit of history

Sponsor Mishel today for £28 a month and change her life forever

Mishel's project in Bolivia


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01932 836490 - Our current opening hours are 9.30 to 6pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30 to 5pm on Fridays.
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Compassion UK Christian Child Development, registered charity in England and Wales (1077216) and Scotland (SC045059). A company limited by guarantee, Registered in England and Wales company number 03719092. Registered address: Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT.