¡Hello! I'm Jay Ar

I'm a 4 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Philippines.

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My birthday is the 21st November.

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I love dancing, playing with jacks and singing.

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I am not enrolled at school.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Fisher and Homemaker.

I have 3 brothers and 1 sister living with the family.

My Project

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Location:


Closest Major City:


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Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Wood, 
  • Floor: Wood

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Fish, 
  • Rice

Jay Ar's My Country

Country:

Philippines

Capital City:

Manila

Population:

105 million

Life expectancy:

male 66.1 years, female 73.3 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 93.7%, rural 90.3%

Population with improved sanitation:

73.9%

Infant mortality rate:

20.9 deaths/1,000 live births

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

21.5%

Adult literacy rate:

male 95.8%, female 96.8%

Religion:

Roman Catholic 80.6%, Protestant 8.2% (includes Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches 2.7%, National Council of Churches in the Philippines 1.2%, other Protestant 4.3%), other Christian 3.4%, Muslim 5.6%, tribal religions .2%, other 1.9%, none .1% (2010 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:

21.6%

A little bit of history

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

Jay Ar's project in Philippines

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