Restavek Freedom Foundation


Meet our Child Advocate, Shinaida

Join us in getting to know Shinaida, one of our Child Advocates, a little better!


When did you start working for RFF?

I started working for RFF on June 7, 2010.

What are you grateful for?

I am grateful that I have the chance to be one of the people building hope into the lives of the kids we are working with.

What motivate you?

The kids and their innocence motivate me.

Who is your role model?

Jesus is my role model

Who inspires you?

My inspiration comes from my passion for the work I’m doing.

What are your goals/dreams?

My goal is to see that someday we have a good system that is available to educate, help and serve every single child living in restavek in Haiti. I want to see every child, especially the ones that we are working with, achieve their dreams and become what they dreamed of becoming.

What is one of your most memorable stories?

Joseph’s story is one of my favorite, most memorable stories. (Read Joseph’s story here)

What is your favorite junk food?

My favorite junk food is corn mixed with pumpkin.

What is your dream vacation?

My dream vacation is to spend two weeks relaxing on a cruise!

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to help people. I want to become a Social-Psychologist.