Naica grew up in an orphanage in Haiti. 15% of all children in Haiti are orphaned or abandoned (“practically orphaned”). Since the 2010 earthquake, experts estimate that the number of orphans is about 750,000. Approximately 80% of the children living in orphanages in Haiti have at least one living parent. Naica has one living parent and several siblings.
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