Thursday, June 27, 2013
A Little One - Rui's story in The Little School of S. Catarina
Rui de Jesus Muianga is 4 years old and lives with his uncle as his mother abandoned him when little and his father left to work in Maputo.
He is a poignant example of why ALG invests in pre-schools such as ESC and EFI in Mozambique.
Before Rui came into ESC - Escolinha de Santa Catarina he suffered from severe anaemia and had several crisis falling often into medical care. Today he has "mata-bicho" (the local breakfast) in the school, usually milk or tea and half a bread with jam, followed by a daily lunch.
While his family support network is almost non-existing, in one of the ALG pre-schools he has two meals a day guaranteed. Importantly, Rui also enjoys support, care and supervision from an adult. He walks to school alone, but he never skips a day!
This month, each of us can help children like Rui. Our pre-schools receive 170 children aged 3-5 years old and cost ALG from £6'000 per year each, including two daily meals per child, teachers and school materials.
With £65 one child like Rui can have a better future.
Donate Now and make a difference in the life of these Little Ones!