Meet Our 2020 Partner Families

  • Meet Dawn-Marie & Family

    Parents:Dawn-Marie Children:Donovin (22), Allison (14) Dawn-Marie is a single mother who has strived to overcome personal difficulties in efforts to make a better life for herself and her children. She […]
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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 Mercy, Fernand & Family

    Parent: Mercy & Fernand Children: Asher (9), Adam (7) Mercy, Fernand and their two sons are originally from the Philippines, but are now Canadian citizens. Mercy and her husband work […]
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  • Meet Nicole & Family

    Parents: Nicole Children: Jack (10), Zachary (8) Nicole is a single mom of two boys, Jack and Zachary. Nicole left high school before graduating to go to work and support […]
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  • Meet Nuru, Rabia & Family

    Parents: Nuru & Rabia Children: Julyebib (10), Leanne (4) Nuru, Rabia and their son emigrated from Ethiopia in 2013. Nuru, who had studied Rural Development in Ethiopia now works as […]
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  • Meet Petros, Lulu & Family

    Parents: Petros & Lulu Children: Emna (22), Meddet (17), Edina (14) Petros and Lula are originally from Eritrea and were married there in 2001. Petros was employed as a teacher […]
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  • Meet Roman, Oleksandra & Family

    Parents: Roman & Oleksandra Children: Olivia (3) Roman and Oleksandra emigrated from Ukraine in late 2015. When they first arrived in Winnipeg, they stayed with a friend before moving into […]
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  • Meet Teruework & Family

    Parents: Teruework (Teru) Children: Maheder (17), Mekides (12), Mary (5) Teru was born in Ethiopia and spent 12 years in South Africa before immigrating to Canada in 2011. She and […]
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  • Meet Yoseph, Roza & Family

    Parents: Yoseph & Roza Children: Kalab (8), Noha (4) Yoseph and Roza are originally from Ethiopia and immigrated to Canada in 2014. They were sponsored through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee […]
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