Djouna

Birthday: June 23
Grade: Collège 2

Djouna is soft spoken, sweet tempered, tender and thoughtful. She loves painting nails, braiding hair, and making bracelets. She wants to be a singer, but is also considering a future career as a chef or a veterinarian, or maybe all three! A puppy lover and basketball player, she also plays the piano and enjoys science class, because it helps her “to know about life.” Once you gain Djouna’s trust, you will find that her personality is simply illuminating. She is a brilliant student and is the first to raise her hand in class, but she also has a great deal of energy and compassion to share with others. She looks forward to every Friday not just because it’s the start of the weekend, but because of the end-of-the-week award titles given to classroom achievers, cleanest room of the week, and most responsible. Her healthy spirit of competition was on display in the 2016-2017 school year spelling bees, in which she was runner up in the junior level English bee and French level 5 bee.

Updates from the Mission

Holiday Happenings at Have Faith Haiti

Holy exclamations, Batman, that's a lot of alliteration! But there was also a lot of spirit as we celebrated the holy season. Over the weekend we honored some of our sports folks. We broke bread together on Christmas eve, and Manno, home from college for the first...

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Learning How to Care for Our Planet

Last weekend, students at Have Faith Haiti were treated to an all-day field trip to an ecological reserve called Wynne Farm.  Taking a multi-faceted approach to nature preserve, Wynne Farm is one of the few nature attractions, ecological parks, environmental schools,...

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A Week of Scientific Exploration

Science Week came to Have Faith Haiti, thanks to Dan and Beth Wenkel, two scientists from Minnesota who devoted an entire week to different science projects and lessons for students at every education level.  First and foremost, a lesson on safety. Mirlande and...

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Celebrating Childhood Health and Literacy, at Home and Abroad

On Sunday, October 14, the Chika Fund at the Have Faith Haiti Mission, along with SAY Detroit Play Center’s literacy programming, were recipients of fundraised at the benefit launch for Mitch Albom’s latest book, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven. Babu, currently...

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