Roberto T.

Roberto is a bright thirteen year old from the village of Galette Chambon. He lives with his mother, four sisters, and brother. When he was four years old, his father died and his mother ended up moving in with a voodoo priest to help take care of her children. His...

Lovelie T.

  Lovelie is a lively fifteen year old whose life of frequent malnutrition has caused her to be slow in development and seem younger than she really is. She lives with her mother, three sisters, and two brothers. When she was six years old, her father died and her...

Ritchy J. L.

  Ritchy is a fourteen year old boy from the village of Gros Balanse near Galette Chambon. He lives with his mother, three brothers, and three sisters. Their father died several years ago of malaria. His mother has no source of income other than helping with some...

Vednel L.

  Vednel is a seventeen year old from the village of Katrin about 5 miles from Galette Chambon. He and his two brothers and one sister walk every day to school. Because the high school meets every day from 1 in the afternoon until 5 in the afternoon, it is very late...

Kimberline M.

Kimberline is a bright young lady from the village of Gros Balanse who lives with her mother, father, six sisters, and 3 brothers. Her parents work in the nearby fields as share croppers. Neither of them is educated, but they work really hard to try to provide for...

Nerline J.

Nerline is a fifteen year old from the village of Gros Balanse who has big plans for her future. She wants to learn English and become a nurse so she can work in a hospital and also translate for American doctors who come help the people of her country. She lives with...