The pioneers

Meet a few of the first homeowners in Santo

Cleonise Tenten and family
“Here, I feel safe,” she says. “It’s never too hot or too cold. And I’m not afraid of animals coming in the house and biting me.” 

Andre Jean and family
Andre has rebuilt his life and transformed the land surounding his new house into a lush garden.

Marie Veronila and family
“When we lived in the tent, I was afraid to leave my children or my belongings,” she says. “In the new house, we have a new way of life.” 

Murat Aubin and family
The safety and security of a house has given them renewed confidence in themselves and their community.