What does it mean to a child to have a sponsor?
It means that they are not alone, there is someone out there who cares about them.
Someone who provides wings for them to pursue their dreams, and build a future for themselves through an education.
It means the world to them.
Jiu is a 14-year-old girl of Karen ethnicity from Mae Soon Village.
She has a smile to brighten any day and is eager to learn English.
She is the older of two children whose parents are subsistence farmers.
She came to Warm Heart for 7th grade, as there is no school in her village.
On campus, Jiu enjoys painting and can be often be found cooking in the kitchen.
She is a good student and right now is excelling at Thai, Math and Art.