Why sponsor this child?
Sanjita is 6 years old and loves to dance. She says she wants to become a doctor when she grows up. Her father works as a carpenter, but he is unable to find consistent work year-round. Sanjita has a younger sister who is 14 months old. Her grandmother is also lives with her family. Sanjita’s father has to work to support his children in addition to looking after his mother.
Sanjita’s family is extremely poor and often unable to eat two proper meals in a day. Sending Sanjita to a boarding school is like a dream. She is a bright student and her mother says that she is eager to go to school and performs well in her class. Sanjita’s mother says that she too wanted to go to school, but her father couldn’t afford to send her. She believes that quality education can change her daughter’s future.