Anderson Cianer

Birthday: 10/06/2009
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Anderson Cianer is one of the newest members of the HOLD Home family. He came to us in the fall of 2017.  Since that time he has learned and grown quite a bit.  Anderson fits in well with the other boys and girls of the HOLD Home.  It’s a bit of a chore to get him to smile, but when he does, he will melt your heart!   

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Armada Denavard

Birthday: 07/17/2008
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Armada Denavard joined us at the HOLD Home for the first time in 2015.  She is a sweet girl with a lovely smile and she likes bright colors.  She is rather shy and quiet and doesn't talk much unless she's with her closest friends.  She is tall for her age and looks like she could be older than she actually is.  Thankfully here at the HOLD Home she can live life as a child and enjoy learning in school.  Here she is well cared for, provided with meals, and even has health care.

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Benndjina Jean

Birthday: 04/02/2011
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Benndjina Jean was added to our HOLD Home family in October of 2016.  She is from Port de Paix, which is the town where our orphanage is located.  She loves playing hide and seek – called “lago” in Creole.  She likes writing when she’s in school, and when she grows up, she would like to travel. 

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Carlos Mera

Birthday: 07/10/2007
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Carlos, also born in Port de Paix, loves to play with cars, especially with his best friend Zachee!  His favorite color is white.  He likes writing and enjoys school, and as result, he wants to be a teacher when he grows up!

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Cedeline Borgela

Birthday: 04/29/2001
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Cedeline is in High School!  She is from La Tortue and is our oldest female resident in the Home!  She has come along in great ways since joining the HOLD Home and is doing well in school.  Her favorite class is math and she hopes to be a nurse someday.

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Chedena Jean-Louis

Birthday: 04/12/2005
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Chedena is another one of our local kiddos from right in Port de Paix.  Her favorite color is green.  We asked her who her best friend is, and she proudly responded, “Everyone!”  This sums up her personality pretty well!  She loves school and French is her favorite subject.  She would love to visit the U.S. someday and wants to be a doctor.  When asked about Jesus, she sweetly answered that He loves her and provides for her.  When we prodded a little more and asked about the “BIG” thing he did, she got a big smile on her face and declared that He died on the cross for her sins.

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Dieumika Faugues

Birthday: 03/22/2006
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Dieumika Faugues was born in 2006 but just joined us in the HOLD Home in 2015.  Although a newer addition, she fits in well with the rest of the children in the Home.  She has made many friends, but still doesn't talk a whole lot!  She is in school now that she is with us and is improving from where she first began.  Dieumika is enjoying living in the HOLD Home and being surrounded by so many friends and so much love.  

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Doudley Jeanvier

Birthday: 03/16/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Doudley is in High School!  He is from Jean Rabel, near to where the HOLD Home is located.  He loves to play soccer and he also likes cleaning with a broom.  He enjoys school and his favorite subject is Social Science.  When he grows up, he would like to become an engineer and do construction.  He would also like to visit the US one day. 

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Evens Jean

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Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Like many children in Haiti, Evens does not have an official birth certificate.  This is the case for some of the other children in the HOLD Home as well.  Evens arrived at the HOLD Home with very little background information.  He joined the family here in 2016, and at that time, he was about 5 years old.  We know he began school for the first time when he arrived here.  He is learning what it means to be a student and is becoming a better listener.  He is one of the younger kids in the Home; the older ones are great at looking out for him.  The children here are so much like siblings- the

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Frandjy Fenetus

Birthday: 11/10/2004
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Frandjy Fenetus has one of the brightest smiles in all of Lavaud!  He has always lived near the HOLD Home, but recently joined in as part of the family when his mother was no longer able to provide for him.  Frandjy has cerebral palsy.  We have known this precious boy since he was young, and he has progressed beautifully through the years.  Although he is differently abled, this does not hold him back in the slightest!  He is a valuable part of the close-knit family at the HOLD Home and we are thankful he is with us.  He is a quick learner.  The other children in the Home are great at helpi

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Guerlandine Levelle

Birthday: 09/04/2010
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Guerlandine is a sweetheart!  She likes to play pretend, and she especially loves pretending to cook!  Her favorite colors are green and yellow.  Rosemerline and Naica are her best friends.  She loves to learn.  Writing is her favorite class at school.  She wants to be a businesswoman when she grows up- that’s right!

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Ivenet Charles

Birthday: 04/05/2006
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Ivenet Charles came to the HOLD Home in the Fall of 2017.  He has adjusted well to living life here with many other children.  When he first saw visitors coming, he didn’t quite know what to think!  Ivenet is quiet around visitors, but chatty amongst his friends. 

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Jacksonelle Lordeus

Birthday: 12/16/2009
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Jacksonelle loves playing soccer.  In school, he enjoys studying French.  He would like to be a doctor so he can help sick people.  He is a rather outgoing little fella who makes friends with everyone.  His beautiful smile is extremely contagious.

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Jean Pierre Morin

Birthday: 07/08/2007
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Jean Pierre arrived at the HOLD the Children Home, from the town of Jean Rabel, in September 2013.  His brother, Jean Roldy had been at the HOLD Home for nearly 3 years at that point. Neither one of the brothers were aware that they had a sibling.

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Jean-Roldy Morin

Birthday: 01/30/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Also from the town of Basson Bleu, Jean Roldy is one of our HOLD Home veterans.  He likes to clean and especially enjoys mopping the floor! He enjoys studying, history is his favorite, and he would like to be a pastor when he grows up so that he can work for the Lord.  When he isn’t busy with school and cleaning, he likes to play lago- hide and seek!

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Jocelyn Saint Phar

Birthday: 09/01/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Somehow Jocelyn is already a teenager who's in High School!  He is local, right from Port de Paix.  He is a great leader at the Home – always looking after his little brother, Zachee and helping other kids as well.  He is so smart and he loves school.  Math is his favorite subject, but he speaks French very well and can also speak and write a little English.  He likes to play soccer and his dream is to travel outside of Haiti someday.  He would like to become an engineer so he can help his family – that love of math is going to come in handy!

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John Widley Joseph

Birthday: 03/13/2001
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

John Widley wanted to make sure we knew that he just loves living in the HOLD Home!  He likes riding bikes, although he does not get to do this very often.  He enjoys studying Creole and math; he is a great learner.  He wants to be a doctor when he grows up because he loves doctors.  

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Johnson Pierre

Birthday: 08/20/2007
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Johnson Pierre is one of our newer additions at the HOLD Home.  He joined us in the fall of 2015 and has managed to fit right in in his new home.  The children there are so excited to have another friend and brother.  Johnson is still a little on the shy side.  He likes to practice writing and he hopes to become a Pastor so that he can serve God.  We are grateful he is with us in the HOLD Home where he eats well, attends school, and has good care.  Many children in Haiti look after themselves at very young ages.

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Juliana Blanc

Birthday: 02/14/2004
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Juliana is in High School!  She came to us years ago from the nearby town of Basson Bleu. She is so tall and thin!  She has really sprung up in the last couple of years.  Some of our team recently brought white boards and helped teach the children English, and Juliana loved this!  She also loved using the books we brought.  In her free time, she likes to jump rope.  She really likes sandals and shoes.  Juliana would love to go to the US someday to study.  She would like to become a doctor so she can help patients because she really likes helping people.

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Julienne Pierre

Birthday: 04/23/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Julienne and her sister Louisiana arrived at the HOLD the Children Home in 2012, they are from Jean Rabel, Haiti.  Julienne is a great help around the Home and actually likes washing the dishes!  Lago – hide and seek – is her favorite game to play.  She loves school, especially math, writing, and studying her lessons.  She would like to be a nurse when she gets older.  She would also love to go some places she has never been, especially to visit family. 

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Junia Louis-Pierre

Birthday: 01/20/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Junia is in High School!  And she was born right in Port de Paix, the town where the HOLD Home is located.  She’s a local!  She’s already in her teenage years.  She loves to sing and wants to learn how to play the piano.  She also enjoys school and likes to study English.  She is a great help around the HOLD Home, and she actually enjoys doing the dishes! Her favorite color is pink and her birthday is January 20th.

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Kovenson Theodoriste

Birthday: 04/26/2003
Country: Haiti
Gender: Male
School: HOLD the Children Home

Kovenson was born in the town of Jean Rabel, Haiti.  His favorite subject in school is math!  He likes to play marbles and soccer.  Kovenson also likes to fix things and is thinking about becoming a mechanic when he grows up, or possibly a farmer.

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Louisina Pierre

Birthday: 08/10/2005
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Louisina and her older sister Julienne were both born in the nearby town of Jean Rabel.  Louisina really likes school.  Writing is her favorite subject.  She also loves to jump rope, and she is really good at it!  Her sister, Julienne, is her best friend.  She would like to visit the US and eventually become a doctor when she grows up.

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Lovena Agenord

Birthday: 08/10/2007
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Lovena Agenord is the middle of 3 sisters with us at the HOLD Home!  She’s a sweet young lady who enjoys dressing up and putting on a little jewelry.  She likes learning English and French at school.  Yellow is her favorite color.  Cedeline (the oldest child in the Home) is her best friend!  She hopes to become a nurse or even a doctor when she grows up. 

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Lovenise Theodoriste

Birthday: 12/02/2006
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Lovenise Theodoriste joined us at the HOLD Home for the first time in 2017.  She was born in the nearby town of Jean Rabel, Haiti.  She is very kind and always looks out for her younger sister, Rosenaika.  Lovenise also has a big brother, Kovenson, in the Home!  These three siblings were reunited in 2017 and it’s wonderful to have them all together in one place.  Lovenise is still a little shy and doesn’t talk much when visitors are there.  She is working hard in school and loves when teams come to visit because she gets to work on art projects.  

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Milenne Agenord

Birthday: 05/13/2004
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Milenne came to us, with her 2 siblings, from the Haitian town of Chan Sol.  She loves drawing and doing art. She is like many girls her age – she loves shoes!  She would like to have more shoes.

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Naica Mera

Birthday: 11/20/2004
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Naica is in High School!  She is from Port de Paix, the same town where the orphanage is located.  She is a fun-loving young lady who enjoys getting attention.  She is silly and likes to laugh and have a good time.  Naica likes school, especially French.  She also likes helping keep the Home neat and tidy by cleaning.  She would like to be a nurse when she gets older and she hopes to do some traveling.

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Naichanie Joseph

Birthday: 09/02/2006
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Naichanie was living a very difficult life in Port de Paix prior to being rescued by Pastor Francklin, the local Director of the HOLD Home.  Naichanie likes to play “pins” (jacks).  She likes school and Creole (the Haitian language) is her favorite subject.  She loves to sweep and help keep the Home clean.  She wants to be a nurse one day.

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Naomie Agenord

Birthday: 08/10/2009
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Naomie Agenord joined us at the HOLD Home in 2016 and is the youngest of the 3 Agenord sisters here with us.  She came from the nearby town of Chan Sol which is a little further inland than Port de Paix.  It is a small town, and as is the case with much of Haiti, families struggle to survive.  Children are oftentimes forced to begin working soon after they begin walking and talking.  Families often use whatever means they can to bring in income and support one another.  We are grateful to have Naomie, and her two sisters, here with us at the HOLD Home.  Here they are now receiving an educat

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Nerline Blanc

Birthday: 08/17/2005
Country: Haiti
Gender: Female
School: HOLD the Children Home

Nerline was born in the nearby town of Basson Bleu.  When she is not busy with school, she likes to play “lago” which is Hide and Seek.  She likes to study French and hopes to be a doctor when she grows up.  She would also like to travel.  None of the children in the HOLD Home have ever been outside of Haiti.  She told us that her dream is to be “somebody”.  Of course we told her she is already somebody because the King of the universe made her and loves her!

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