Malnutrition is one of the serious problems facing children on the island of Tablas. Their diets primarily consist of rice, roots crops and fish.
By sponsoring a school lunch a child, you will have them join a host family who will cook them a nutritious meal everyday.
Javier is in grade 4 and is a RYE school English student currently in level 1. He enjoys studying Philippino language.
He has 4 brothers, ages 18, 17, 14, and 11, and 2 sisters, ages 20 and 19. His two sisters are living Odiongan and are working delivering fruit. Javier and his brothers live with their mother and father. His mother is a stay-at-home mom who cooks, cleans, and raises the children. His father is a farmer.
Their meals most often consist of rice, fish, and vegetables.