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Polina

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Polina Polina

Polina

Polina is 8 years old and lives in the Ghana

Waiting for 14 months

About Polina

Polina's Project

Polina's Country

About Polina

Female

GENDER

Female

06/11/2012

BIRTHDAY

06/11/2012

Ghana

COUNTRY

Ghana

Guardian(s):

  • Aunt

Mother/Female Guardian Occupation:



Correspondence Language:


Hobbies:

  • Play House
  • Reading

Education:

  • UK School Year Equivalent: Reception, 
  • Favourite subject: Rhymes / Poetry

Polina's 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:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Bread, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Cereal, 
  • Egg, 
  • Fish, 
  • Maize, 
  • Plantains, 
  • Rice

Polina's 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

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