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Country:  Malawi
Age:  11
Gender:  Boy
Birthdate: 10/08/2010

Steven

Steven is a friendly young boy with some speech delays who lives with his parents and brother in a small home without electricity or running water in Malawi. Steven's father works hard as a farmer, but his work is inconsistent, and his mother stays home to care for the family and help with Steven's needs. Despite their efforts, the family struggles to get by. ChildCARE Plus has partnered with Children Of Blessing Trust to provide vulnerable children like Steven with access to medical attention, nutritious food, and quality education.

Children with special needs in Malawi face daily challenges for acceptance in a society that discriminates against disabilities. Through ChildCARE Plus sponsorship and the COBT program, Steven will have access to the medical care and therapy classes that he needs to gain physical strength and mobility. Education for children with specialized needs is a great privilege in Malawi, as most schools do not have the resources to accommodate them. Steven enjoys playing soccer with his friends, and his favourite colour is grey. He wants to be a farmer when he grows up.

$41.00 a month

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