The Brent home just got a lot more crowded. Recently, when Darlene’s cousin fell on hard times, Darlene became the temporary guardian for her three children, Heaven, Nevaeh and Isaiah, ages 18 months to 9 years old. Darlene already shares her section-8 townhome with her three children, Shawn-tay, Michael and Candice, ages 25 to 16. …
August 2, 2012
February 11, 2011 marks Gina’s ninth anniversary working as a
network associate for Carondelet. She started as a registration clerk and now works as an Office Coordinator in the Diabetes Center, and she loves her job.
“I want to go to work. I love doing what I do. I’m pretty lucky,” she said with a huge smile.
In fact it was her work that brought her to Habitat.
Pierre and his wife Clothilde brought their two youngest daughters to Tucson in 2007 after fleeing conflicts in three
different countries for more than thirty years.
“We left our home in Burundi when war came in 1973. We lived in a refugee camp in Tanzania. War came to Tanzania so we moved to Rwanda. When the ethnic cleansing began in Rwanda, we fled back to Tanzania.”