Sebastian is a student from Ecuador. He needs $820 to stay in school and is currently 57% toward his goal.

Raised $475 from 3 donors Needs $345


Sebastian was born in Loja in the south of Ecuador and lived for five years with his grandparents, while his parents went to other cities in search of work. For the last six months he's been living in Quito with his parents and his sister: the family has been re-united.

Where your donation goes

Total $820
  • Food
  • Uniform, School Supplies
  • Transport

Sebastian's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2024 Year 4
2023 Year 4
2022 Year 3
2021 Year 4
2020 Year 2
2019 Grade 7


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This year I'm starting some new subjects and I think some of them will be quite difficult. I'm looking forward to the new challenges and I'm really happy to be back at school with my friends. I would like to thank everyone for helping me to continue studying. Thank you!
My school has not yet re-opened after the pandemic, so I have begun the year studying from home. I've got used to virtual clases but I still miss my friends and having a life away from home. I hope it will soon be possible to go back to face-to-face classes and normality.
This year's been a bit difficult for me as I started to study more advanced topics which are complicated online. Despite all the problems I was able to do all my work and produce all the portfolios I had to, and I got good marks. I am very grateful for the scholarship because without it I wouldn't have been able to finish this year in school. Thank you.
The change which the pandemic has brought has made me sad because we don't know how long it will last. At the beginning, the online classes were difficult for me. I prefered face-to-face lessons as they are more dynamic and they include lots of different ways of learning. I wanted to see my friends again too. But as time has gone on I've adapted to the online classes, because I want to learn and to continue studying. Thank you very much for being concerned about me and how I am feeling, and for all your support.
Hello. Thank you for your support. I and my family are fine but the lock-down has been diificult. We are closed in and I can't see my friends, but it's been nice spending more time with my family. We have had to adjust to having less money and that has changed our way of life. I think that in the future we will all have to learn to follow the rules to prevent the spread of the virus, so our lives can improve and we can return to normality.
Hello. Last year was very difficult for me because I was in a new school and a new city. I used to live with my grandparents in a town called Loja but now I live in Quito with my parents. The classes here are more demanding. I managed to overcome my academic limitations though and at the end of the year I won a diploma for being one of the top three students in my class. Now I've got some good friends and I like all the different subjects we study.

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