Dayanna, 8, from El Salvador.
Dayanna with her mother, Karla, and little sister, Genesis, inside their home.
There’s a lot to learn about Dayanna. She’s 8 years old, lives in El Salvador, likes the color pink and playing with her sister, and she has a cat named Lunasol.
Dayanna’s in second grade and her favorite subject in school is math.
“One day, the teacher assigned as homework to write all the numbers up to 300, but I wrote until 309,” Dayanna said.
Karla, Dayanna’s mom, wants to see both her daughters graduate, but the family’s situation makes providing an education difficult.
“We try to make an effort in sending Dayanna to school,” Karla said, “but education is something that is difficult for us [to afford]. My husband works, but it isn’t enough.
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