¡Hola! I'm Leonardo

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I'm a 8 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Bolivia.

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My birthday is the 28th May.

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I love drawing, ball games and football.

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I am in year 3 at school and my favourite subject are Art and Physical Education.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Day Labor / Different Jobs and Homemaker.

I have 2 brothers 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: Dirt

Regional Diet:

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

Leonardo'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 Leonardo today for £28 a month and change his life forever

Leonardo's project in Bolivia


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