Meet Our 2019 Partner Families

  • Meet Teklya, Abeba & Family

    Parents: Teklya & Abeba Children: Samuel (15), Sinit (13), Yosan (10), Temesgen (4), Helen (24) Teklya, Abeba and their five children have been in Canada for five years. They are […]
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  • Meet Maurine & Family

    Parent: Maurine Children: Chantel (2001), KC (2003), Jaze (2005) Maurine, a single Indigenous mother has lived in Winnipeg for most of her life, growing up in the Weston area. She […]
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  • Meet Akberet, Yohannes & Family

    Parents: Akberet & Yohannes Children: Venus (2000), Biniam (2003), Bethelhem (2005), Bereketeab (2007) Akberet and Yohannes immigrated to Canada from Eritrea in 2013. Akberet received her Health Care Aide Diploma […]
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  • Meet Travis, Kimberlee & Family

    Parents: Travis & Kimberlee Children: Zoe (13), Gavin (12), Khloee (9), Cadon (6), Dawson (1) This is a blended family with Dawson being their most recent addition. These children are […]
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  • Meet Mustefa, Rumana & Family

    Parents: Mustefa & Rumana Children: Rehima (2010), Ikram (2013) Rumana (a permanent Resident) came to Canada from Ethiopia in 2011 and Mustefa (sponsored by Rumana) and Rehima came in July […]
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  • Meet Zekarias, Sembetu & Family

    Parents: Zekarias & Sembetu Children: Delina (12), Matias (10), Weldeyesus (4) Gedna (1) Originally from Eritrea, the family arrived in Canada via Sudan in 2016. They were sponsored by Zekarias’s […]
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  • Meet Habtom, Selamawit & Family

    Parents: Habtom & Selamawit Children: Matthias (2), Josiah (4) Both Habtom and Selamawit are from Eritrea. Habtom came in 2010 and is a Canadian citizen. Selamawit came in 2012 and […]
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  • Meet Hussen, Saada & Family

    Parents: Hussen & Saada Children: Manal (4), Maya (2) Hussen arrived from Ethiopia in 2001, Saada in 2006. They are both Canadian citizens. Hussen has a father and some siblings […]
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  • Meet Eddy, Ashley & Family

    Parents:Eddy & Ashley Children:Javier (2009), Alejandro (2014), Analiese (2017) Eddy Ochoa and Ashley Fontaine have been together for 12 years, married for 6. They live in a 3 bedroom rental […]
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