Mardiatu attends elementary school and walks there each day. She likes to play with tin cans. Mardiatu lives with her mother and father. Her mother is a trades person and the father is a subsistence farmer. The family's income is unstable and far from adequate to provide for the basic needs. Mardiatu's family is Muslim and speaks Dagbani and English. 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.