Lathushana is 9 years old and is in 5th grade. She lives with her mother in Sri Lanka. Her father was killed in 2014. She has 3 siblings: an older brother, who suffers from asthma, and 2 sisters. She is the 3rd child in the family. Lathushana is a sweet girl and studies very well. She takes responsibility for her education and regularly attends school without being told. Lathushana understands her family’s situation and never complains about food. She gets along well with others and has a good relationship with her family. Her mother cares for her children and is concerned with meeting her 4 children’s needs. She earns little from selling food from her garden. She doesn’t own a house, so they stay at their grandmother’s home. At school, the teachers like Lathushana and are concerned for her and her siblings. Lathushana’s mother wants to raise her children well but has difficulties providing them with healthy food, shelter, clothes, education and other needs. Your sponsorship will ensure Lathushana has her basic needs covered and has the support she needs to achieve her goals in life.