Grade: Alumni
Birthday: August 15

Samanza is lighthearted, sensitive, and loves to joke with the kids and staff. She’s the oldest girl, and with that maturity she displays a deep sense of responsibility and has generous, maternal instincts. She recently learned how to sew, embroidery, and designed a dress! She is currently learning two languages, Hebrew and Japanese. Samanza loves to dance and play the guitar. In the future she would like to be a social worker.

She is currently enrolled in Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

Updates from the Mission

Haiti, Safety and Public Opinion

Our friends at Hôpital Albert Schweitzer have announced activation of their Emergency Operations Plan after an armed group descended on their town of Desjardins, breaking into homes and kidnapping victims at will. Within hours of the attack, at least 12 people had...