Dereje attends elementary school and walk there each day. He play hide-and-seek. Dereje lives with his mother and father. His mother is unemployed and the father is a subsistence farmer. The family's income is unstable and far from adequate to provide for the basic needs. Dereje's family is Protestant and speaks Oromiffa. Your sponsorship gifts will help establish and expand access to necessities such as education, health care, clean water and skills training for youth and adults.