Sponsored Deaf Children

Roseberline Italien Haiti
Alwayne Stewart Jamaica
Alevin Mexico



Isenaicka Philogene Haiti

Birthday: 9/18/2007

Bandjima Haiti
Thuy Vietnam

My name is Thuy. I like the color pink. My favorite food is bahn mi que. I have one brother and one sister. My favorite classes at school are Vietnamese and math.

Minh Vietnam
Thuy Vietnam

My name is Thuy. My favorite food is Chao (Vietnamese rice porridge). I like the color red. I do not have any brothers, but I do have one sister. I like riding a bicycle. At school I like coloring.

Emma Baldez Haiti

Born in 2001

Susan Mutheu Kenya

Susan’s parents think she was born deaf. She also has a deaf sister so this is the most probable cause of her deafness. Susan started school in 2014 and has now commenced Grade 1 in 2015. She settled into school quickly and is a neat worker. Her favorite subject is English.Susan is a healthy child and has an outgoing personality and loves having deaf friends at school.

Mileilla (Edia) Previlor Haiti

Birthday: 9/1/2007

Edia is a mild and happy little girl, who isn’t prone to misbehaving in general. She gets along with the other children both in the home and at school.  She was born in the Dominican Republic, but soon after her birth her mother sent her to live with her grandmother in Haiti. Edia’s grandmother loves her very much and comes to visit her at the academy often.

Charles Uganda
Eric Kasilye Uganda
Handy Joachim Haiti
Doodly Francois Haiti
Aresemakidest Girma Ethiopia

Born 2000

Aresemakidest is a cheerful girl with an infectious smile. Her father says that everyone she meets is blessed by her joyful spirit.

She enjoys drawing and watching TV.  She attends deaf school and is an average student.  Thanks to her involvement at TLC, she is able to attend weekly Bible

lessons and has special lessons specifically designed for the deaf students.  Her father is a follower of Christ, and is thankful to God for all that TLC Childcare has done for his daughter.

Message from Ginger after meeting Aresemakidest:   I met her when I visited Ethiopia. She was so beautiful and loved getting her picture made.  She was so happy and smiling the whole time. I remember her and her father had dressed up just because we were coming to visit. They graciously invited us into their very humble home that had walls made of mud.  I clearly remember her father saying she is a blessing to everyone she meets because she is so joyful. 


Jonathan Kabologa Uganda
Axel Amaya Santos Mexico
Johnsley Thermitus Haiti
Lovelie Dorvil Haiti
Dieunise Thélot Haiti
Mercy Kenya
Nancy Akoth Kenya
Michelle Mokeira Kenya

New to Lance’s Deaf Orphans in 2016.  Michelle has never attended school due to abject poverty at her home. Both her father and mother died when she was a new baby. She was born deaf and was being cared for by her Aunt. Her Aunt is a poor farmer can’t raise her school fees.

Born 2008.

Christ Valson Haiti
Souvensky Jilles Haiti

He is just learning sign language.  This is the first time he is ever been in school.  He is a very nice boy.  Born May 2008.

Michael Theodore Haiti

Michael just came to school in October 2016, and is just learning sign language.  His parents brought him.  They didn’t even know his name as they have always just called him “bebe” meaning deaf/dumb.  Parents did find his birth certificate and brought to the school.

Julgurest Derise Haiti

Julgurest’s has never had school before as of 2016 and is just learning to sign.  He enjoys playing soccer and likes to eat apples.  He was born in 2000.

Julie Agustin Haiti

Julie’s family is from Hinche.  Her mother is very young.  She has five brothers and five sisters.  She enjoys the Deaf children and likes to learn.  She is a good student.

Marie Carmelle Nerette Haiti
Danaika Haiti

Lives in St. Louis-du-Nord. She was born hearing but at age 9 became severely ill and that caused her to lose her hearing.

Birthday: 2004

Yolande Tanisme Haiti

Yolande is playful with both the other children and the adults around the house. She is very smart and is excelling in her class at school. Yolande gives hugs with reckless abandon and is not at all bashful. 

Birthdate: 7/1/2009

Yolande is one of six deaf siblings from a home in Saint Michel, Haiti. Both of her parents are deaf as well. Her father is a gardener and her mother works for the Haiti Deaf Academy as a care-taker.


Evans Haiti

Birthyear: 2005

Lives in the mountains about 2 hours away from the school. He just started attending school this year. Evans has vision problems in additions to his deafness.

Dieulin Haiti

Birthyear: 2007

Lives in the mountains about 2 hours away from the school. He just started attending school in 2016.

Richardson Plaisidor Haiti

Birthday: 8/9/2010

Joulie Charles Haiti
Adionie Haiti
Founa Haiti
Martin Omondi Kenya

Date of Birth: 2007 (details inknown)
Deafness: Martin was born deaf but the reason for his deafness is
not known.
School level: Martin was enrolled at this school in February 2015 and
is in Nursery School.
Progress: Martin is settling into school quite well and is learning the
basic skills and Kenyan Sign Language.
Favourite Activity: Martin enjoys playing games with his new deaf
Family Details: Martin’s father is deceased and his mother cares for
him; but she has no employment. They live in the
Rachuony district. He needs a kind sponsor to support
him at school.

Jean-Néré Edrouard Haiti

Birth Date: 8/13/2009

Itralene Haiti

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Kervens Rosier Haiti

Kervens is incredibly sweet and friendly. He is a curious little boy who has proven him self eager to learn since his first days with us.

Kervens is from a neighborhood called Duclos in Cabaret, Haiti where his stepfather and mother live. His mother says that Kervens’ father abandoned him because of his deafness. Kervens has an older brother and an older and younger sister. A friend of one of our staff informed Kervens’ mother about our academy a few months ago. Realizing his need for an education, she brought him to live with us and attend our school.

Jashly Chavenia Philippines

Jashly was born deaf. She started school in 2014 and has settled into school and is progressing in her learning. Jashly will contnuing Kindergarten startng in June 2015. Her favourite subject is Maths and she enjoys drawing. Jashly likes to play hide and seek in the playground with her deaf friends. Jashly has no brothers or sisters.

Velma Atieno Kenya

School: Immanuel Chrisan School For The Deaf, Kenya
School Level: Velma commenced Preparatory
grade in 2015.
Progress: Velma started school in 2013 and settled into school well. She
completed Kindergarten in 2014 and is making good progress
in all subjects.
Favourite Subject: Velma’s favourite subject is Kenyan Sign Language.
General Health: Velma also has a hernia, but she is a happy girl with an
outgoing character. She likes playing with her deaf friends at
Family Information: Velma comes from a poor family.

Stefany Mexico
Louidena Cadet Haiti

Louidena is very small and slender, with a spunky personality. She loves jumping rope and playing with the other young girls living in the house.

Louidena came from Arcahaie, a town in Haiti that is near Cabaret. Her mother works selling charcoal, commuting to and from a nearby island, La Gonave. Louidena has 2 brothers, but is her mother’s only daughter. She had no other options for education, which is why she was enrolled in the deaf school and began living at our home.

Birthdate: 8/26/2008

Francique Elveus Haiti

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Witcherly Augustin Haiti

Witcherly was born in 2005.  He likes school, books and writing.  He likes baseball, basketball and likes to play and have fun.  Favorite foods are milk, spaghetti and candy.  He likes his teachers and says all the deaf are my friends and I love them.


Micheline Tanisme Haiti

Micheline is one of six deaf siblings from a home in Saint Michel, Haiti. Both of her parents are deaf as well.  She is currently the youngest and newest child at the academy. Micheline is incredibly curious and just as affectionate as her brother and sisters. She fits in well with the other deaf children and is taken care of as the baby of the home.

Birthdate: 9/1/2011

Darlia Haiti

Darlia is a very smart, independent little girl.  She loves to play games and jump rope.  She has gorgeous blue eyes which is not common in Haiti.  She is loved by the other children very much. 

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Urcher Vilsaint Haiti

She loves to play with the other girls and boys at the home. She is a loveable little girl who loves dancing and giving hugs.

Urcher is from Arcahaie where her mother and stepfather take good care of her. Urcher has one younger sister who likes to visit her.

Birthday: 11/24/2004

Võ Anh Tài Vietnam

Tai didn’t know any words or numbers before coming to New Beginnings. He is happier and more flexible now, learning new skills and hygiene. Tai lives with his grandmother, who farms the land. She hopes to raise pigs to improve their income. Tai likes taking photographs and filming. He is very glad to be in school.

Birthdate: 8/7/2006


Nguyễn Thị Yến Vi Vietnam

Vi is a lovely and friendly girl. She has a weak leg, and sometimes has fever. She cannot hear, talk or control urination. She has never been to school before, so she is slow, but progressing. Her father is a farmer and plumber. Her walking and balance are improving through therapy. Vi likes cartoons and comics.

Birthdate: 5/1/2006

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Huỳnh Thanh Vĩ Vietnam

Vi is healthy and likes to draw. Before New Beginnings, he could only count to ten, but now he is learning to add and subtract. He often has to be reminded not to shout. Vi lives with his grandparents. They are farmers who also cut wood to make enough to live. Vi’s father visits him once a year, but his mother does not ever come to see him.

Birthdate: 7/9/2001

Nguyễn Thị Bích Kiều Vietnam

Kieu is healthy but often gets nosebleeds. She is clever and lovely, and she loves to draw. She had no previous education, and is now learning writing, math and character. Kieu’s father is a farmer and builder. Often they do not have enough rice. Kieu has trouble memorizing, but she is improving.

Birthdate: 11/14/2005

Aaron Mexico

Born 2008

Esteban Mexico

Born 2008

Aldo Mexico

Born 2010

Yomara Mexico

Born 2009

Karina Mexico

Born in 2010

Ashley Mexico

Born in 2010

Jimena Mexico

Born in 2011

Kyalimpa Jesca Uganda

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Opio Saviour Uganda
Godfrey Ssekitooleko Uganda
Tendo Mugisha Uganda
Sharif Mukwaya Uganda
David Ntale Uganda
Nansamba Hadijan Uganda

Born in 2000

Shadia Bukirwa Uganda
Rose Mirlene Haiti

Born in 2007

Rolf Haiti

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Meet Rolf.  Rolf is a sweet, young boy!

Born in 2008

Sony Haiti

Born in 2005

Lives in the mountains. Has about a 1 hour walk to school each morning. He enjoys playing soccer and his mom sells mangoes at the market.

Peace Afoyonwoth Uganda
Newton Asanidde Uganda
Shanitah Nanyonga Uganda
Alphonce Ochieng Kenya

Born in 2007

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Pheny Ezel Kenya

Born in 2010

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Erick Omondi Kenya

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Evans Ngutu Kenya

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John Winston Kenya

Born in 2008

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Treezer Akinyl Kenya

Born in 2010

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Leah Bosibori Kenya

Born in 2002

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Japheth Onyango Kenya

Born in 2003.

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Mike Otieno Kenya

Born in 2006.

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Ephy Adoyo Kenya

Born in 2010.

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Sheila Atieno Kenya

Born in 2010.

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Pauline Atieno Kenya

Born in 2006.

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Felix Otieno Kenya

Born in 2001.

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Dancan Ondieki Kenya

Born in 2006 but don’t know exact date.

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Stephen Obondo Kenya

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Pamela Akinyl Kenya

Born in 2010 but don’t know exact date.

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Lawrence Onyango Kenya

Born in 2004 but don’t know exact date.

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Mael Marcelus Haiti

Birthdate: 4/7/2005

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Keslo Elminor Haiti

Birthdate: 11/26/2001


Modeline Marcelus Haiti

Birthdate: 11/22/1999

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Daphna Pierre Haiti

Birthdate: 2/10/2001. 


Lucy Awino Kenya
Estubetew Getu Ethiopia
Abederezak Hussen Ethiopia
Misual Walakira Uganda
Kasande Zahara Uganda
Noelia Celeste Barragan Mexico

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Flawensky Emmanuel Haiti
Samuel Walusimbi Uganda
Karen Garcia Castro Mexico
Huynh Ngoc Tho Vietnam
Paul Ecatu Uganda
Wasley Senat Haiti
Kera Johnson Jamaica
Edgar Rivera Estrada “Eduardo” Mexico
Juan Jose Mexico
Mariolene Pierre Haiti
Kissule Uganda
Balack Mugalu Uganda
Moureen Kooga Uganda
Aaleyah Thompson Jamaica

PERSONALITY:  Aaleyah is a friendly little girl who lights up a room with her smile and giggle.  INTERESTS:  Loves to learn. Has a twin brother who she adores. Her brother is hearing, but they have learned to communicate very well. The highligh of her day is when she is able to spend time with him.  ABILITIES:  Aaleyah is gifted in art.


Birthdate: 1/11/2009

Moses Olowo Uganda
Muswaba Male Uganda
Florence Malumbega Uganda
Esther Mukisha Uganda
Sharifah Nabagala Uganda
Helen Nankya “Eileen” Uganda
Musana Umaru Uganda
Kakumba George Uganda
Nardos Dereje Ethiopia
Amanta Rosimphat Haiti
Jerome Pindling Jamaica
Raheem Martin Jamaica
Geteye Alemayehu Ethiopia
Roventzley Annilus Haiti
Tseganesh Tesefaye Ethiopia
Evelyn Mexico
Jamie Thomas Jamaica
Kitha Haiti
Beni Blaj USA
Marckenson Innocent Haiti
Bedeline Saintil “Sophonie” Haiti
Keney Lachapelle “Jeffly” Haiti
Jeffsson Antoine Haiti
Jevaughn Morgan Jamaica

PERSONALITY:  He is always smiling.

INTERESTS:  Javaughn loves arts and crafts.

ABILITIES:  He is able to draw very well.

Nguyen Ngoc Thai Vietnam
Bernalange Leon Haiti

Very sweet girl.  Knows the alphabet, colors, likes markers and drawing with them.

Lourdes Gina Augustin Haiti
Eloi Thelot Haiti
Bob Sandley Jean Haiti