Lina comes to Spokane from Burundi, a country in east Africa struggling to emerge from a 12-year, ethnic based civil war. Her job there was to clean her church. Lina has adapted to work at Global Neighborhood Thrift quickly and always pursues it with diligence. She lives in Spokane with her father, mother, 3 sisters, and 4 brothers. She hopes to finish school someday and become a doctor.