Andrea lives in Batey Lechería in the Dominican Republic. Batey is the Haitian word for village. The older generations in Batey Lechería are Haitian.
Andrea was born in the Dominican Republic. She has one sister. They both live with their mother. Andrea's dad passed away making their circumstances even more difficult. Her mother sells vegetables on the streets to try to sustain the family.
Currently, Andrea is in 4th grade at the primary public school. Her favorite subject is mathematics and during her free time she likes to play soccer. When she grows up she wants to be an attorney.