He is 16 years old
Comes from Big Bay on the Island of
Speaks Bislama, English & his village language
He has 4 brothers & 4 sisters
Mum & Dad are local gardeners and so do not earn enough money for further education studies
Dickson would like to go to the hospitality school - and now - thank you to his wonderful sponsors - he can do this.
Tourism in Vanuatu is the main source of income to the country and so many children pursue a career in tourism &/or hospitality as they are almost certain to acquire full time positions in the industry. You can see by the map of Dickson's home Island that there are many resort opportunities there..
Please visit this page again soon to see Dickson's progress
Dickson is seen here in a T-shirt sent to him by his sponsors Howard & Cathie Webb. He is handing his donated school fees to the hospitality School Principal and is accompanied by one of our first sponsored hospitality students - Joe, who has become quite an ambassador the our sponsorship program. Congratulations Dickson on your sponsorship!