Meet the Girls: Esperanta
Esperanta lives in La Croix, Haiti with family friends. She has two brothers and four sisters. Her father is a farmer and her mother is a merchant.
Esperanta is fourteen-years-old and in the 2nd grade at Nouvelle e'Cole Dexia. It is common for girls in Haiti to start school late or take entire years off due to the financial burden of education - the latter is the case for Esperanta.
Esperanta's favorite subject in school is math. She wants to be a nurse when she grows up.