Beatrice joined Haiti Babi in 2012. Incredibly sweet and soft-spoken, Beatrice is friends with everyone and you can often find her quietly singing while she crochets away. When she's not at Haiti Babi, Beatrice likes to cook for her three young kids. Some of her favorite things to cook are rice and vegetables, but her favorite thing to eat is chocolate and she loves to drink coffee.
Beatrice is truly a survivor. Born in Port-au-Prince, Beatrice lost both of her parents at a young age and moved to a town outside of Cap Haitien. She travels two hours every morning to get to work.
Beatrice’s son has a serious heart condition. When he was little he was sent to the U.S. to have heart surgery. In Haiti, many families in difficult situations like this have no choice but to give their children up for adoption. Instead, Beatrice fought to keep her family together. Every month Beatrice saves the majority of her salary to pay for her son’s medical expenses. But you'd never hear Beatrice complain. She is incredibly grateful and always has a beautiful smile on her face.