¡Hola! I'm Samuel

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I'm a 15 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Nicaragua.

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My birthday is the 17th March.

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I love drawing, cycling, running and football.

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I am in year 4 at school and my favourite subject is Maths.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Domestic Service / Housekeeper.

I have 1 brother 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: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Beans, 
  • Fish, 
  • Maize, 
  • Rice, 
  • Chicken

Samuel's My Country

Country:

Nicaragua

Capital City:

Managua

Population:

5.90 million

Life expectancy:

male 70.81 years, female 75.26 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 99.3%, rural 69.4%

 Adult literacy rate:

male 82.4%, female 83.2%

Infant mortality rate:

19.65/1000

Under 5 mortality rate:

24/1000

Religion:

Roman Catholic 58.5%, Protestant 23.2% (Evangelical 21.6%, Moravian 1.6%), Jehovah’s Witnesses 0.9%, other 1.6%, none 15.7% (2005 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:

10.83%

A little bit of history

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

Samuel's project in Nicaragua

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