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.
Yim is an athletic and bright 17-year-old Lanna Thai girl from Koon Pang Village.
She is the youngest of four siblings and lived with her grandma and grandpa but when they got too old, went to live with her parents again.
Because they are farmers on the mountain, there was not a school close enough for her to attend.
She loves playing sports, and really shows the boys who is boss when she plays them.
When she’s not competing in a game, Yim is working hard in school.
Right now she is excelling at English and hopes keep her grades up