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Nethum Nethum

Nethum

Nethum is 11 years old and lives in the Sri Lanka

Waiting for 10 months

About Nethum

Nethum's Project

Nethum's Country

About Nethum

Male

GENDER

Male

11/09/2009

BIRTHDAY

11/09/2009

Sri Lanka

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Guardian(s):

  • Mother, 
  • Father

Father/Male Guardian Occupation:


Mother/Female Guardian Occupation:


Children in household:


Correspondence Language:


Hobbies:

  • Cycling
  • Singing

Education:

  • UK School Year Equivalent: Year 5, 
  • Favourite subject: Art

Nethum's Project

Local Partner:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


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

Regional Diet:


  • Bread, 
  • Cassava and rice

Nethum's Country

Country:

Sri Lanka

Capital City:

Colombo

Population:

22.5 million

Life expectancy:

male 73.7 years, female 80.8 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 98.5%, rural 95%

Infant mortality rate:

8.2 deaths/1,000 live births

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

20.5%

Literacy Rate:

male 93%, female 91%

Religion:

Buddhist (official) 70.2%, Hindu 12.6%, Muslim 9.7%, Roman Catholic 6.1%, other Christian 1.3%, other 0.05% (2012 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:

6.7%

A little bit of history

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