Yadira Coaguila Chicana is a 13 year old girl from Maca, Peru. Her birthday is November 28, 2004, and she is currently in 8th grade. Yadira loves to play volleyball and studying science in school. Her favorite food is lomo saltado (Peruvian stir fry).
Yadira lives high in the Andes Mountains of Peru with her parents and two siblings. Her parents are peasant farmers who go to the field when there is work. They are extremely poor. Yadira hopes through sponsorship to go to college and become a doctor. Can you help Yadira?