Meet Zakia (age 9)

Zakia is a sweet young lady. She loves to draw and write letters. Her favorite color is purple. She is a great big sister to her younger brother Damien; they play well together. Zakia enjoys her dance and gymnastics classes.

What others say about Zakia

Zakia is quiet when she meets new people but once she feels comfortable she is engaging and fun to be around. She has a quiet disposition and seem to enjoy activities where she is working one on one. She looks out for her younger brother Damien and seem to adore him. Zakia puts forth a great effort in school.

What you can do for Zakia 

Zakia and her younger brother Damien (Damien is also listed in the Heart Gallery of Illinois) would benefit from a stable, loving, nurturing and energetic family. The ideal family would need to be patient with their transition into their home and family; supporting and maintaining their family connections is important.

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