The Children

Below are profiles of each of our 23 boys, starting with the youngest. We are always eager for support of these incredible individuals. If you would like to sponsor a child, please visit The Sponsorship Page.

Click one of the links below to begin browsing bios for each of the boys.

Milton Josué Wilmer Angel Michael
Marquitos Oscar Maynor Marlon Juan
Jesus Fernando Ruben Ramon
Junior Manuel Geovanny Eduardo Luis
Elvin
Noe Melvin

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Milton

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Birthday: 20 December 2003

Milton will be 6 years old this year and is in Kindergarten, where he is learning to write his letters.  His absolute favorite meal is rice and beans, and he loves to play with his three brothers.  His favorite toy is a stuffed Scooby Doo.

Josué

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Birthday: 10 January 2002

Josué is in 1st grade at Escuela de Niños de la Luz. He loves making new friends and really enjoys playing with visitors.

Wilmer

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Birthday: 26 August 1998

Wilmer is a student at Escuela de Niños de la Luz.

Angel

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Birthday: 26 August 1998

Angel is a student at Escuela de Niños de la Luz.

Michael

Birthday: 12 February 2000

Michael is attending Escuela de Niños de la Luz and loves to study math. He’s a silly boy who is full of excitement and likes to learn new activities (such as juggling oranges) and show them off. His favorite thing to do is eat “(comer mucha comida!),” especially pizza, chocolate and cake. His favorite music is Juanes. He often spends time with his older brother, Fernando, and aspires to obtain a successful job after colegio (high school).

Marquitos

Birthday: 17 October 1999


Marquitos is extremely energetic and can be heard singing anywhere you go in the project. Marquitos attends Escuela de Niños de la Luz where his favorite subject is Spanish and reading. His favorite activity is playing ball with all the other boys. His favorite food is chicken and his favorite part about the project is all the fresh juice.

Oscar

Birthday: 5 September 1998


Oscar attends Escuela de Niños de la Luz and enjoys studying math. He loves to play ball and listen to the music of Los Temerarios. His favorite food is chicken and his favorite thing about the project is the toys he can play with. He also loves to spend time with his brothers, Santos & Jesus.


Maynor


Birthday: 26 December 1997


Maynor is a curious little boy who loves to explore. His favorite food is rice and beans, but that doesn’t stop him from picking all the oranges from the trees around the project. He loves Spanish class and likes to listen to his favorite music artist, Camila. He likes playing the Gameboy that he received as a gift, and one day wants to attend a University.

Marlon

Birthday: 3 February 1997


Marlon aspires to be a doctor when he gets older, which would explain why his favorite subject in school is science. His favorite food is “arroz con pollo,” or rice with chicken. He is a very smart and understanding boy who always a way to communicate with volunteers, no matter what language they speak. He spends time at the project with his older brother Mario.

Juan

Birthday: 6 February 1996

Juan has a passion for soccer and aspires to be a “futbolista,”or professional soccer player. He can often be seen playing with the other boys on the soccer field here at the project. When he’s not kicking a ball around, he enjoys studying mathematics in the open air of the project. His favorite meal after a long day is pizza and he loves to listen to reggaton music.

Jesus

Birthday: 4 January 1994

Jesus’ favorite subject in school is Spanish and loves chicken. His favorite sport is futbol, or soccer, which he practices regularly. He says that he’d like to go to a University in the future, although he’s unsure of just what he’ll do after colegio. His favorite parts of the project are the giant mango trees that outline the property.

Fernando

Birthday: 18 July 1993

Fernando loves everything about his school and can’t pick just one favorite subject. His favorite food is Kentucky Fried Chicken when Mary takes them for a special treat. He loves playing soccer and playing with his little brother, Michael. He enjoys listening to rap music like 50 cent and says that one day he dreams of becoming a lawyer.

Ruben

´Birthday: 3 January 1993

Ruben is currently taking English classes at colegio and he is loving every second of it. His favorite food is chicken, which he says keeps him in shape for his favorite sport, which is futbol. He hopes to continue his education so he can get a good job in the future.

Ramon

Birthday: 27 December 1992

Ramon loves to draw more than anything else, but still finds time to keep up with his school work and favorite subject math. Ramon apprentices with a barber on Saturdays and cuts the hair of the boys at the project. He loves listening to romantic music and wants to go to a University here in Honduras.

Manuel

Birthday: 4 April 1992

Manuel, much like the older boys, truly enjoys speaking English. He has told us that one day he aspires to be a Spanish/English teacher in the U.S. He loves reading books more than anything else, but also likes watching television when he has the opportunity. He enjoys being able to have a quiet place to do his homework at the project, and his favorite dinner is spaghetti with vegetables. He enjoys action movies, particularly Jean Claude Van Damme films.

Geovanny

Birthday: 8 March 1992

Geovanny is very athletic and loves playing soccer and basketball. He says that his favorite meal, rice and beans, helps him study. His favorite subject in school is math, and his favorite thing about the project is the opportunity it provides him to go to school and study.

Eduardo

Birthday: 6 November 1990

Eduardo is currently in his first year at Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC), where he is studying law. He enjoys working with computers, from programming to surfing the Internet. He enjoys listening to reggaton music and playing futbol.

Luis

Birthday: 4 September 1990

Luis loves working with computers, and wants to further his studies at a University. His favorite thing to do is eat, although he stays in shape by playing lots of soccer with the other boys. He loves listening to all sorts of music, including Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee, and Chris Brown and dreams of becoming a singer in the future.

Elvin

Birthday: 18 March 1990

Elvin’s favorite sport is futbol, and he is particularly good at it. When he isn’t studying science or eating his favorite food, chicken, he’s listening to one of his favorite musical artists, Enrique Iglesias. He hopes to continue his studies and go to a University somewhere in the world.

Noe

Birthday: 12 August 1989

Noe is in his second year at university where he is studying Business Administation. His dream is to start his own company after college, and he looks forward to continuing his relationship with Ninos de la Luz and helping the project throughout his life.

Melvin

Birthday: 23 December 1987

Melvin is in his second year in university where he is studying architecture. He is the oldest boy at the project, and loves speaking English, whether he’s conversing with a volunteer at the project or studying in his advanced classes. He is a very friendly and silly boy who joked that his favorite place at the project is the playroom.

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Alumni

Santos

Birthday: 21 September 1989

Santos loves to study all subjects in school and hopes to further his studies at a University in the future. He stays active by playing futbol but also loves to watch television and listen to music, especially romantic music like Juanes. His favorite food is chicken and rice.

Mario

Birthday: 3 December 1993

Mario is the middle brother of both Marlon and Marcos, and loves studying Science in school. Like his younger brother Marlon, his favorite food is rice and chicken. Much like Marcos, he likes listening to music, including Daddy Yankee. His favorite part about the project is being able to eat, and loves sleeping with all his brothers in the big dormitory. He hopes to become a professional soccer player once he graduates.

Junior

Birthday: 18 April 1992

Junior loves to write music, and has already picked out his stage name for when he becomes a professional rapper. His music idols are 50 Cent and Eminem, and is striving to start recording his music once he can afford it. His journal is filled with lyrics for all his songs, and when he isn’t writing music, he’s studying his favorite subject, which is science. Junior no longer lives at Children of the Light and now lives with his aunt in the same town as the project.  Because he is such an exceptional person COTL has decided to continue to assist Junior with his educational needs through sponsorship.

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