The Youth Team
My name is Elham. I'm from Ethiopia. I speak five languages, including Amharic and English. I love swimming and camping. i have a big family; i have six siblings. I will be a businesswoman one day and own my own business.
My name is Janvier. I’m the kind of person who is always smiling. I love meeting new people and learning from new experiences, which is one of the reasons I joined Thirteen. When I’m older I want to be a family doctor because I love helping people. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Perseverance. I’m from Kinshasa, Congo and I am 18 years old. I love to sing. I dream of being an architect and designing homes for people living in developing countries. I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters - including my twin.
My name is Christelle and I am 18 years old. I am from Cameroon and have been in Canada since August 2018. I love singing. I joined Thirteen for two reasons: to gain experience for the job market and to earn money for my financial goals. I want to go to university for Engineering and Information Technology. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Abas. I am 16 years old. I was born in Somalia but I grew up in Djibouti. I am a calm person and I want to be a psychologist or a sociologist. I am interested in interpersonal relationships and resolving conflicts. I joined Thirteen to gain more knowledge about marketing and retail. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Isaac. I am 16 years old and I was born in DR Congo. I lived in Rwanda and Kenya before coming to Canada in 2016. I live with my parents and two siblings. I enjoy playing every sport and spending time with friends and family . I want to become a surgeon. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Alliance. I’m from DR Congo. I love to sing and laugh as much as possible. I love my family. I am passionate about helping people in need and I would like to pursue a career in Health Sciences. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Marwo. I am 15 years old. I am a very friendly and helpful person. I wanted to join Thirteen because I want to be outgoing and try new things. I have one brother and three sisters. I want to be a politician and help shape policies and push for women’s rights. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Salahuddin. I am 17 years old. I am originally from Ethiopia and lived in Djibouti before I came to Canada in 2017. I am very athletic and I love playing all sports, especially soccer. Since I was a kid, I have dreamed of being a pilot in the air force. I wanted to join Thirteen to gain new experience and I am proud to be a member of the team. This business is my responsibility.
My name is Georges. I am 17 years old and am originally from Cameroon. I have three brothers. I like playing soccer and I am very outgoing. In the future, I am going to be a journalist and report on international affairs. I want to raise awareness and be a voice for people. This business is my responsibility.
Hello! My name is Iris and I’m from Burundi. I really like meeting new people and I love organizing big parties! One of my dreams is to make this world a better place by helping people. As I like to say, “Nothing is easy, but everything is possible”! #youdoyou :) This business is my responsibility.
My name is Asmaa. I was born in Djibouti and I came to Canada in July 2016. I have four brothers and four sisters. I learned to speak Chinese by watching action movies with French subtitles. I am a nice person and I am outgoing and friendly. My dream is to become a pilot but I also might want to be a lawyer, journalist, or chef! This business is my responsibility.
My name is Martha and I am 17. I was born in Burundi and came to Canada in 2016 with my brothers to join my mother. I like singing, dancing, and meeting new people. I joined Thirteen to learn new things and have new experiences. I want to be an accountant because I like math. This business is my responsibility.
My name Owen. I am 16 years old and I was born in Burundi. I like meeting new people and I like to play soccer and basketball. I have three siblings. Since I was a kid I’ve loved working with computers and technology and want to study computer science. This business is my responsibility.