Elias has lived with his grandparents since he was less than a year old and has always called his grandmother, Elsa, “mom”. His biological mother is a part of his life, but had Elias at the young age of 13 and could not take care of him. Elias has a 1/2 brother, Eddy Jr., who lives at Josiah’s house. Elias’ father passed away shortly before he was born. Elias lives in a tranquil neighborhood that is in the outskirts of Quisqueya called San Carlos. In May of 2015, Elias’ grandparents moved to the United States to live with other family, leaving Elias with close relatives, one of whom is a teacher at Emanuel House. Elias has been a part of the Special Needs class at Emanuel House since August 2014. His condition is not known as he has not been tested, but academically, he learns at a slower rate than many of the other students at Emanuel House. Elias is very loving and is known to give great hugs and greet with a big smile. With his new living situation, Elias will continue to grow up in a loving, Christian home with 3 kids and two adults who are new believers.
Current Age: 11 years old
Location: Emanuel House