Aura Esmeralda Maldonado Perez #161DOB: November 20, 2004
Waiting: 1 yr 6 months for sponsorship
Aura Esmeralda is almost 9 years old and is going into third grade next year at the school in Ixtacapa. She loves going to school and has very good grades. She has a younger brother who is five and a baby sister who was born in April 2012. Her father works as a driver and her mother is a housewife. Aura and her family live in a one room house made out of concrete blocks with a cement floor and a tin roof. The house does not have electricity, but they do have a bathroom. They eat tortillas for three meals a day with beans, pasta or eggs.