¡Hello! I'm Manuel

I'm a 3 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Ghana.

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My birthday is the 7th October.

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I love skipping and listening to stories.

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I am in year 1 at school and my favourite subject are Art and Physical Education.

£32 per month will empower her to overcome poverty

In my family, the adults work as a Nurse.

I have 2 brothers and 1 sister living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


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

Regional Diet:


  • Bread, 
  • Goat, 
  • Maize, 
  • Rice

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%

My Family

My Project

My Country

In my family, the adults work as a Nurse.

I have 2 brothers and 1 sister living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


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

Regional Diet:


  • Bread, 
  • Goat, 
  • Maize, 
  • Rice

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%

Manuel's project in Ghana

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