Yenol lives on the streets in Batey Lechería in the Dominican Republic. Batey is the Haitian word for village. The older generations in Batey Lechería are Haitian.
Yenol was born in the Dominican Republic and speaks Spanish. Yenol used to live with his grandmother who passed away. Since there are no known relatives, he has been living on the streets and begging for food.
Currently, Yenol is not in school since there is a lack of money for school supplies. When he has free time he likes to play soccer. He would like to be a teacher in the future.