Bislanda Verone is eight years old and her birthday is September 5th. She lives in Galette Chambon with her mother. Her father died of malaria when she was two. She and her mother live with her grandparents who are farmers. They farm corn and beans in the village. She has one big sister that is ten. Her favorite subject is History and when she grows up she wants to be a cook. She thinks her grandmother is the best cook in all of Haiti and she wants to cook just like her.