Jonathan lives with his father and mother and four siblings. His father is getting old and his health is declining, so his mother is the primary provider and she doesn’t make enough money to send five kids to school. Jonathan so desperately wants to go to school that sometimes goes to school even if he hasn’t paid his tuition in hopes that they will let him stay, but often he is sent home. This is incredibly hard for Jonathan to the point that he is sometimes embarrassed to play with certain kids in his neighborhood because he feels inferior to them. Because of this nothing would make Jonathan happier than to return to school, and with your help he can.
School: Institution Académie de L'enfant
Concentration: Middle School
Location: Carrefour, Haiti
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