Philogène "Nène" Edner is 56 years old and has always lived in the dirt house pictured below with his four children and one grandchild. The home is make shift and requires Nène to use buckets to catch leaking rain water. He has continued to raise those children after the loss of his wife in earthquake. Nène works as a farmer and will sometimes mow lawns and do yardwork, but his goal is to run a small business selling. When he received his new home, he shouted "This new house is a miracle!" Now, with the security of his home and the accessible front porch space, Nène is able to work towards his dream. His goal is to set up a small shop on his front porch. Thank you for making Nène's dreams a reality.

AuthorShaughnessy Miller