Birthdate: March 16, 2016

The literal meaning of Altagracia is “high grace”; referring to Mary having received the highest grace of being the mother of Jesus. Our Lady of Altagracia is the patron saint of the Dominican Republic. Altagracia was abandoned in the backyard of the Lady of Altagracia Hospital. There is no knowledge of her parents. She has autism spectrum disorder and an intellectual disability. Mustard Seed was asked to care for her because the home she was in is not able to provide care to a child with significant needs.

She is very sociable and enjoys listening to music. Altagracia is an affectionate child and likes to give big hugs.