¡Hello! I'm Samuel

I'm a 5 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Ghana.

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My birthday is the 5th November.

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I love playing with dolls.

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I am in nursery/reception at school and my favourite subject is Rhymes / Poetry.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer and Food Vendor.

I have 1 brother and 2 sisters living with the family.

My Project

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


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:


  • Cassava, 
  • Goat, 
  • Maize, 
  • Rice

Samuel's My Country

Key facts

Country:

Ghana

Capital City:

Accra

Population:

28 million

Life expectancy:

male 64.9 years, female 70 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 92.6%, rural 84%

Population with improved sanitation:

14.9%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

11.2%

Literacy rate:

male 82%, female 71.4%

Child labour:

57%

Religion:

Christian 71.2% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 28.3%, Protestant 18.4%, Catholic 13.1%, other 11.4%), Muslim 17.6%, traditional 5.2%, other 0.8%, none 5.2% (2010)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

24.2%

A little bit of history

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

Samuel's project in Ghana

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