Tania lives in Batey Lechería in the Dominican Republic. Batey is the Haitian word for village. The older generations in Batey Lechería are Haitian.
Tania was born in the Dominican Republic and speaks Spanish. Tania has two siblings and lives with her mother. Her father abandoned the family which made providing for the family even more difficult. Her mother sells fruits on the street to try to sustain the family.
Currently, Tania is in 5th grade attending the primary public school. Her favorite subject is history. In her free time she likes to make hand crafts. Tania would like to become a doctor in the future.