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Our Le Phare Family 

Taking Shape partners with Lephare Orphanage in Port au Prince, Haiti where we have 17 children that we sponsor. It is our goal to continue our mission of raising young leaders of the children in this orphanage. Through servant leadership and the teaching of strong character values in order for them to establish a ripple effect in their community. A monthly sponsorship goes a long way! See below for extended stories on each child.

$25 per month

Food and Clothing for 1 child of Lephare Orphanage

 

$50 per month

Food, Clothing and School Supplies

for 1 child of Lephare Orphanage

 

$100 per month

Food, Clothing, School Supplies and consistent

Education for 1 child of Lephare Orphanage

 

$250 per month

Food, Clothing, School Supplies, Education and Savings

for continuing education beyond secondary school

Merla

Age: 2

 

Merla has been at Lephare Orphanage since she was three months old. Her mother died in child birth and her father was unable to take care of her. He has since moved to Chile. Merla is the youngest at Lephare but she is also the boss of all her older brothers and sisters with her sassy attitude. 

Evenson

Age: 10

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Rice and Vegetables

Favorite Subject: Math

 

Evenson and his twin Dieuna were both brought to Lephare Orphanagein 2018 when their mother died in childbirth with another set of twins. One of the twins survived but when Pastor, the Director of the orphanage, went to get him the father had taken him to another orphanage. Evenson wants to be a pastor when he grows up.

Dieuna

Age: 10

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Food: Spaghetti

Favorite Subject: Chemistry

 

Dieuna and her twin Evenson were both brought to Lephare Orphanagein 2018 when their mother died in childbirth with another set of twins. One of the twins survived but when Pastor the Director of the orphanage when to get him the father had taken him to another orphanage. Dieuna wants to be a doctor when she grows up.

Wiskina

Age: 15

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Subject: Chemistry

 

Wiskina wants to be a doctor when she grows up. Pastor, the Director of Lephare Orphanage, saved Wiskina and her sister during the earthquake in 2010. Since then he has provided encouragement and schooling so that she can reach her dreams. She spends lots of time studying so that she can stay on track to graduate as her mother was unable to provide schooling when she was younger.

Orldine

Age: 11

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Food: Rice

 

Orldine has living parents and four brothers and three sisters that all live far away from her. Her family has not been back to Lephare Orphanage since they brought her there in 2015. Orldine wants to be a nurse when she grows up.

Djery 

Age: 13

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Subject: Math

 

Djery and his brother Djevenson came to Lephare Orphanage in 2016 when their mother could no longer afford to provide for them. Djery wants to be a school teacher when he grows up.

Djevenson

Age: 10

Favorite Color: White

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Subject: Math

 

Djevenson and his brother Djery came to Lephare Orphanage in 2016 when their mother could no longer afford to provide for them. Djevenson wants to be a soccer player when he grows up.

Shella

Age: 17

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Subject: Biology

 

Shella wants to be a doctor when she grows up. Pastor, the Director of Lephare Orphanage, saved Shella and her sister during the earthquake in 2010. Since then he has provided encouragement and schooling so that she can reach her dreams. She spends lots of time studying so that she can stay on track to graduate as her mother was unable to provide schooling when she was younger. Shella is the oldest at Lephare and does a great job with taking care of all the younger children. 

Sheelove

Age: 11

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Food: Spaghetti

Favorite Subject: Grammar

 

Sheelove wants to be a dancer or a soccer player when she grows up. She has been at Lephare Orphanage since 2016. When she came to Lephare Orphanage she said that she did not have a mother or father. While she was there, some strangers came for her saying they were her parents but they were not. Her mother did eventually come to Lephare Orphanage but did not want to take her because she could not provide clothing, food, or schooling.

Casimir 

Age: 9

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Food: Rice, Sauce & Vegetables

 

Casimir wants to be a mechanic when he grows up. His mother passed away leaving his three brothers and sisters including his brother Jean Balder who is also at Lephare Orphanage. His father brought him there in May 2017 after his mother’s passing and lives in the mountains far away.

Jean Balder

Age: 12

Favorite Color: Orange

Favorite Food: Rice, Sauce & Vegetables

Favorite Subject: Math

 

Jean wants to be a mechanic when he grows up. His mother passed away leaving his four brothers and three sisters who all live in the countryside besides Calismé who also lives at Lephare Orphanage. Jean’s father brought him to Lephare Orphanage in September of 2017.

Sylvanna

Age: 8

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Subject: Writing

 

Sylvanna has been at Lephare Orphanage since September 2016. Her parents are both still living and are in the mountains of Haiti. They were unable to take care of her because she had two hernias that required surgery at the hospital. Lephare Orphanage was able to provide her with clothing, food, schooling, and the surgery she needed to live an active life. Sylvanna loves cooking and wants to be a chef when she grows up.

Jessica

Age: 12

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Food: Rice

 

Jessica wants to be a doctor when she grows up. Her parents brought her to Lephare Orphanage in September of 2016 because they were no longer able to provide her with food, clothing, or schooling. The parents wanted Lephare Orphanage to take her six sisters and two brothers as well but there was only room in Lephare Orphanage for one child.

Davidson

Age: 13

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Everything

Favorite Subject: Math

 

Davidson wants to be an engineer when he grows up. His mother is living but his father passed away which left his mother unable to provide for him. He was brought to Lephare Orphanage in 2014. Davidson is a very skilled soccer player as well! 

Saül

Age: 10

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Food: Rice & Beans

 

Saül wants to be a soccer player when he grows up. His mom passed away and his dad could not provide for him so he brought him to Lephare Orphanage in 2016. He has one older brother in the community that he is still able to visit with.