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Meet Tawana L.


Photos Tawana Is In

Swarsattie P. (Left) and Tawana L. (Right) Teresa K. (Back Left), Gavin P. (Back Middle), Latchmi P. (Back Right) & Tawana L. (Front Right) Tawana and Teresa Tawana Showing off Her New Clothes The kids gettings books and bookbags

Blog Posts Tawana Is In

Our Web Developer's Trip To Guyana Day 1

I am the web developer here at the Alpha Children's Home and I live in the United States (Not Guyana). About 2 months ago me and my mom went down…

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Our Web Developer's Trip To Guyana Day 2

Sunday Auntie Joyce got up early and baked bread. We had homemade bread for breakfast along with tea. It was delicious. On Sunday we went to church.

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Our Web Developer's Trip To Guyana Day 3

Monday We were awakened everyday by a group of children. Actually, we were usually up and had gotten ready for the day. By the time the children were ready…

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Our Web Developers Trip To Guyana Day 4

Tuesday The boys would wake me up at 5:30 am. Once awakened, I would go into Mom's room to go back to sleep. I crawled onto the big pile…

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We took Tawana in along with her mother and brother, when her mother was forced to escape a seriously abusive situation. Her mother is now a staff member of Alpha Children’s Home. Tawana is a lovely young lady, is quite outgoing, and has settled in well with the Alpha family. She loves dancing and is a great help to the younger children.

Get to Know Tawana Better

Age 15

Grade In School

Grade 10

Likes school and her favorite subject in school is science.

Favorite Pastime

When Tawana is not in school she likes to play cricket

She likes computers.

Favorite food

Fried rice with baked chicken

Favorite colors

Pink & Green

She wants to be a doctor for both adults and children.when she grows up

If Tawana had three wishes she would wish for wisdom, to go more places and a cell phone

Tawana would like to travel to America, Antiqua, Barbados, and Trinidad

Her favorite holidays are Diwali, Phagwah (Holi), and Christmas

If you could change one thing, what would it be?

Help the poor people

What do you hope for for the future for yourself?

Live in a big house, a mansion...

If you had a $ 1,000, what would you buy?

Books to read (novels/Nancy Drew books) Barbie books…jewelry…give money to poor people…video games…technologies (desktop computer, DS, Game Boy, cell phone, MP3, video camera).