Erick, volunteer and former Learning for Life student
“[As a child] you think that everyone is thinking about you 24/7 … So you sit in class crossing your legs or covering your pants. The teacher is talking about this and that, but all you’re thinking about is the pants … It definitely does affect your education.”
Sponsorship meant Erick could get the essentials for school, including a uniform. Without the stress of feeling different, he was able to focus more on learning.
“I got [the right uniform]. I went to school and it was just the best feeling,” said Erick.