¡Bonjour! I'm Clarisse

Circle arrow That's hello in French

I'm a 9 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Togo.

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My birthday is the 4th February.

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I love dancing, jumping, music and singing.

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I am in year 3 at school and my favourite subject is Art.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 3 brothers and 2 sisters 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: Leaves/Grass/Thatch, 
  • Wall: Brick/Block/Cement, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Barley, 
  • Beans, 
  • Beef

Clarisse's My Country

Country:

Togo

Capital City:

Lomé

Population:

8 million

Life expectancy:

male 63.1 years, female 68.6 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 91.4%, rural 44.2%

Population with improved sanitation:

11.6%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

16.1%

Literacy Rate:

male 77.3%, female 51.2%

Child Labour:

27%

Religion:

Christian 43.7%, folk 35.6%, Muslim 14%, Hindu <.1%, Buddhist <.1%, Jewish <.1%, other .5%, none 6.2% (2010)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

55.1%

A little bit of history

Sponsor Clarisse today for £28 a month and change her life forever

Clarisse's project in Togo

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