57 results for group: children


James

James is 11 years old and is in the sixth grade. He adores school and doing his homework. When he’s older, he would like to become a math teacher in an elementary school. On top of this, he likes to play soccer with his friends at Zanmi Beni. His favourite colours are yellow and apricot.

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Isabelle

Isabelle has developmental and intellectual disabilities. Isabel is a sweet child who communicates with others through smiles and gestures. She uses a wheelchair and since coming to Zanmi Beni her health has greatly improved. She is loved by all.

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Gisele

Gisele is a 15 year old girl who has an engaging personality who likes to be involved in all Zanmi Beni activities. Gisele has both physical and verbal limitations, so she is home schooled. Her favorite color is yellow and she enjoys playing basketball and dancing. She also loves shoes, jewelry and having her nails painted.

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Gilbert

Gilbert has physical and developmental disabilities and while he uses a wheelchair, he is learning to walk with assistance. He is very happy sitting outside under a tree with his friends.

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Geraldine

Geraldine has physical and developmental disabilities and is non-verbal. She enjoys spending time with the other children.

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Frachette

Frachette arrived at Zanmi Beni in 2012. Frachette has both developmental and intellectual disabilities and uses a wheelchair. She has adapted well to her new home, gained weight, and has improved overall in her health status.

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Esmane

Esmane attends school and loves to read, draw and play basketball. He enjoys keeping in touch with visitors on Facebook.

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Dorestan

Dorestan is 17 years old. He has both physical and developmental disabilities and while he is not capable of speaking, he is able to communicate with sounds and gestures. He enjoys listening to music and the company of the staff and other children at Zanmi Beni. Every morning Dorestan insists on being parked beside the radio. He can be very particular about the music he wants to listen to, and he is not shy about letting everyone know he wants the radio changed to a different station.

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Dieuverson

Dieuverson is 9 years old and in the fourth grade and his favorite color is blue. Like most kids at Zanmi Beni he likes to play soccer especially when he gets to be the goaltender. He also likes to play jump rope with his friends. While Dieuverson found school challenging at first, he has tried very hard and enjoys learning.

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Davidson

Davidson is 11 years old and in the sixth grade. He is known for his friendly disposition and his kindness and compassion for others. Davidson attends school, loves to read and play with his Zanmi Beni brothers and sisters. His favorite color is maroon. Davidson enjoys school and playing soccer. Davidson loves all the Marvel superheroes but his favorite is Spiderman.

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