Bladimir lives in Batey Lechería in the Dominican Republic. Batey is the Haitian word for village. The older generations in Batey Lechería are Haitian.
Bladimir was born in the Dominican Republic. He is the youngest of five siblings. All of them live with their mom. Bladimir's dad abandoned the family making circumstances even more difficult. His mother sells various items to try to sustain the family on her own.
Currently, Bladimir is in 4th grade in the primary public school. His favorite subject is math and he likes to spend his free time playing soccer. He wants to become a soccer player in the future.