Melissa is eleven years old and her birthday is August 15th. She lives in Galette Chambon with her mother and father and siblings. She has two sisters and three brothers. Her mother is a vendor and her father is a farmer. Her favorite thing to do when she is not in school is find a quiet place in the village where there are only trees around her and read her Bible. She says that she loves Haiti and believes that God made Haiti a beautiful place. Melissa’s favorite subject in school is mathematics and when she grows up she wants to become a doctor.