Despite hardships, Ginalyn has a strong desire to finish her studies and help her family have a better life. She works hard to get good grades in all subjects. She was ranked #5 in grade 8 and received a medal of recognition in her school. She has a 91% grade point average.

Goals: She wants to become a teacher.

Favorites: In school, Ginalyn likes math and science.

Family: She lives with her parents and 3 siblings.

Income: The family of 6 lives on less than $6 a day.

Housing: The family lives in a small part of an old warehouse. The warehouse has walls of hollow blocks. The roof is made of corrugated steel sheets. The floor is concrete. The windows are bamboo slats.






2nd Yr College

Nueva Ecijah, Philippines