¡Hola! I'm Emerson

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I'm a 12 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in El Salvador.

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My birthday is the 15th July.

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I love drawing, cycling, music and football.

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I am in year 6 at school and my favourite subject is Maths.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Guard / Watchman.

I have 1 brother living with the family.

My Project

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Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tile, 
  • Wall: Brick/Block/Cement, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Maize

Emerson's My Country

Capital City:

San Salvador

Population:

6.14 million

Life expectancy:

male 71.14 years, female 77.86 years

Population with improved drinking water:

 urban 97.5%, rural 86.5%

Infant mortality rate:

17.86/1,000

Under 5 mortality rate:

16/1,000

Adult literacy rate:

 male 90.4%, female 86%

Religion:

Roman Catholic 57.1%, Protestant 21.2%, Jehovah’s Witnesses 1.9%, Mormon 0.7%, other religions 2.3%, none 16.8% (2003 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:

3.25%

A little bit of history

Sponsor Emerson today for £28 a month and change his life forever

Emerson's project in El Salvador

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