Alina (11)

We were very impressed with Alina’s English skills. The majority of her interview was conducted in English.  Alina would like to be a chef when she grows up. Her favorite color is blue and her favorite animal is a cat. When we asked her what makes her happy, she says the opportunity to see any relatives. She enjoys school. Her favorite subjects are PE, math, Ukrainian language, and computers. She enjoys playing soccer and volleyball. She has been hosted previously in the United States and told us about a wonderful trip to Disneyland. She also shared with us that she knows how to cook. Her favorite foods are macaroni and cheese and hotdogs. She does not like sushi. 

Nadia (9)

Nadia is a young girl at heart and enjoys playing with dolls, teddy bears, and rollerskating. Her favorite color is red and her favorite animal is a dog. She likes school and her favorite subjects are math and Ukrainian language. She was able to do part of her interview in English. She likes to eat porridge, but does not like soup or fish. When she grows up she would like to be a chef. Riding a roller coaster sounds exciting to her. She has previously been hosted in the United States with her sister.