is a bright and lively twelve year old. She lives in the village of Gwo Balanse near Galette Chambon. She has three sisters and two brothers. Her father works as a professor in the school teaching third graders and her mother stays at home with the younger siblings. Her father doesn’t make much as a teacher, but she is happy that he has a job and that she has a sponsor so that his money can go towards feeding their family instead of paying for her school. When Djenie grows up, she wants to become a nurse and work at the Hope Center because she loves to help people.