“We need to go after what we want. We must not wait for it to be put into our hands”.

Elianny does not give up when facing difficulties. The mother of a couple of children, she left Venezuela and came to Brazil seeking for new life opportunities. Her son needs medical care, adequate feeding and physiotherapy. While she looks for work and tries to adjust to the new language and customs of the country, she gradually transforms her little dwelling in the Shelter New Cana, in Boa Vista, into a home full of colorful drawings, in which her children can live with joy.