Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala

by Para Adelante, Inc.
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala
Send 3 Indigenous Women to College in Guatemala

Thank you! Gracias! From all of us at Para Adelante!

All of us at Para Adelante are very humbled and grateful to be part of the group of organizations supported by GlobalGiving and all its supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has supported and those who continue to support us and the women. Our hearts go out to all those all over the world who are still suffering and struggling during these continuous difficult and uncertain times

Our ladies are doing well and studying away to get through their degrees. They continue to impress us with their determination and drive, despite continual challenges. Dolores recently injured her back and had to go to the hospital. Despite dealing with the chronic pain and lack of funds for proper medical care, Dolores is still pushing through her studies and is preparing her final oral presentation and exams at the end of July. We have no doubts that she will do great!

The ladies continue to tell us how grateful they are the organization and all the donors who help provide this opportunity for them to better their lives and those of their families and communities. These women continue to embody the Para Adelante spirit and continue to inspire us. With that inspiration, we are still staying busy building our online store where we sell a variety of beautiful, one of kind accessories handmade by women in Guatemala with 100% of the net profits going to fund the scholarships. These items can be found on our website (http://paraadelante.org/shop/) with more inventory to be posted and we hope to launch a Shopify store to reach even more people and fund more scholarships to help more women and their families. 

You can find more updates on all the women by following our social media pages below. 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ParaAdelante.org/

Instagram - @paraadelantewomen 

Thank you all for the continued support! As we say at Para Adelante, no matter what life throws at you - Keep Moving Forward! Para Adelante! 

 

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All of us at Para Adelante are very humbled and grateful to be part of the group of organizations supported by GlobalGiving and all its supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has supported and those who continue to support us and the women. Our hearts go out to all those all over the world who are still suffering and struggling during these continuous difficult and uncertain times.

Our ladies have had an eventful start to the year. Angelica started the 5 course load semester with COVID, along with the family she works with. Thankfully she and the family are okay, but it did hit Angelica hard. We had our call this week and she says she is feeling better but still being cautious and taking care of her health.

As for Dolores, she starts classes this weekend and begins her final year and internship as she gets that much closer to graduation and starting her career. She has many interests but is narrowing down to dealing with domestic abuse victims and survivors or neglected elderly individuals.

The ladies continue to tell us how grateful they are the organization and all the donors who help provide this opportunity for them to better their lives and those of their families and communities. These women continue to embody the Para Adelante spirit and continue to inspire us. With that inspiration, we are still staying busy building our online store where we sell a variety of beautiful, one of kind accessories handmade by women in Guatemala with 100% of the net profits going to fund the scholarships. These items can be found on our website (http://paraadelante.org/shop/) with more inventory to be posted and we hope to launch a Shopify store to reach even more people and fund more scholarships to help more women and their families.

You can find more updates on all the women by following our social media pages below.

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ParaAdelante.org/

Instagram - @paraadelantewomen

Thank you all for the continued support! As we say at Para Adelante, no matter what life throws at you -

Keep Moving Forward! Para Adelante!

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Thank you! Gracias! From all of us at Para Adelante!

All of us at Para Adelante are very humbled and grateful to be part of the group of organizations supported by GlobalGiving and all its supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has supported and those who continue to support us and the women. Our hearts go out to all those all over the world who are still suffering and struggling during these difficult times

Our women continue to make us proud as they stay dedicated to their studies, despite the struggles they have been presented with. The ladies are in the last weeks of the semester and getting ready for final exams. Dolores and her son are still coping with the loss of her son’s father. Despite all of the things she is juggling, she is still doing well in her classes. Next week she will be defending her thesis virtually in front of three licensed social workers which will judge her work. She is nervous and stressed, which is natural, but we have no doubts she will do well as she always does.

The ladies continue to tell us how grateful they are the organization and all the donors who help provide this opportunity for them to better their lives and those of their families and communities. These women continue to embody the Para Adelante spirit and continue to inspire us. With that inspiration, we are still staying busy building our online store where we sell a variety of beautiful, one of kind accessories handmade by women in Guatemala with 100% of the net profits going to fund the scholarships. These items can be found on our website (http://paraadelante.org/shop/) with more inventory to be posted and we hope to launch a Shopify store to reach even more people and fund more scholarships to help more women and their families. 

You can find more updates on all the women by following our social media pages below. 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ParaAdelante.org/

Instagram - @paraadelantewomen 

Thank you all for the continued support! As we say at Para Adelante, no matter what life throws at you - Keep Moving Forward! Para Adelante! 

 

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Thank you! Gracias! From all of us at Para Adelante!

All of us at Para Adelante are very humbled and grateful to be part of the group of organizations supported by GlobalGiving and all its supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has supported and those who continue to support us and the women. Our hearts go out to all those all over the world who are still suffering and struggling during these difficult times

Our women continue to make us proud as they stay dedicated to their studies, despite still recovering from the challenges affecting their income and the impacts of Coronavirus on tourism. Despite the stress and challenges the ladies completed their semester successfully and did well in their classes. Dolores had an extra difficult semester, yet still did well in her classes. Sadly, Dolores’s son's father died suddenly in an accident part way through the semester and it affected her greatly to see her young son suffering so much and losing his father at such a young age. Our aide in Guatemala, Rosario, is a therapist and she and her husband went to visit Dolores and her son and provide them with counseling and support through this difficult time. Dolores has had to be extra strong for her son during all of this while still trying to keep up with her classes, as the school did not have an option to put her classes on hold without significantly delaying her degree. What helped her get through it was knowing she was doing it for her son, to allow him a better life in the future, while still providing the support he needed during this tragic loss. We continue to coordinate any support she may need in this time to work through this tragedy.

These women continue to embody the Para Adelante spirit and continue to inspire us. With that inspiration, we are still staying busy building our online store where we sell a variety of beautiful, one of kind accessories handmade by women in Guatemala with 100% of the net profits going to fund the scholarships. These items can be found on our website (http://paraadelante.org/shop/) with more inventory to be posted and we hope to launch a Shopify store to reach even more people and fund more scholarships to help more women and their families. 

You can find more updates on all the women by following our social media pages below. 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ParaAdelante.org/

Instagram - @paraadelantewomen 

Thank you all for the continued support! As we say at Para Adelante, no matter what life throws at you - Keep Moving Forward! Para Adelante! 

 

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Thank you! Gracias! From all of us at Para Adelante!

All of us at Para Adelante are very humbled and grateful to be part of the group of organizations supported by GlobalGiving and all its supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has supported and those who continue to support us and the women. Our hearts go out to all those all over the world who are still suffering and struggling during these difficult times

We are so proud of our women, Angelica and Dolores, who continue to diligently work through all their classwork and studies, despite the continued challenges with the Coronavirus. Despite the challenges, the ladies finished their Fall semester strong and with good grades. This includes Dolores acing one of her final exams with a 98, despite having her electricity go off during final exam day when she had to take two finals. She communicated with her professors what was happening and ended up finishing two final exams in less time than allotted to the other students and still passed both, with one exam getting a 98! These women just keep impressing us every time. 

We had our post Fall semester and pre Spring semester video calls and the ladies are excited to keep going and start another semester. Dolores has a tough semester ahead of her as she begins her final year of coursework before beginning her internship in 2022, but she is ready and motivated. She will begin working on her thesis and prep classes for her internship, on top of taking courses, such as Social Anthropology. She is excited to begin working towards graduation and is hoping to intern at an institution for abandoned and abused children.

Angelica is also looking forward to her semester and is interested in her course load for the Spring. She will be taking a Psychology classification course, Neurophysiology (how the nervous system works), Social Psychology, and Sports Psychology. She would like to work towards an advanced degree in Clinical Psychology, which requires three additional years of specialized courses, including English language courses to help broaden her research exposure in the field of Psychology. She hopes to obtain her certification in 2023/2024 and then work for an organization that helps women.

These women continue to embody the Para Adelante spirit and continue to inspire us. With that inspiration, we are still staying busy building our online store where we sell a variety of beautiful, one of kind accessories handmade by women in Guatemala with 100% of the net profits going to fund the scholarships. These items can be found on our website (http://paraadelante.org/shop/) with more inventory to be posted and we hope to launch a Shopify store to reach even more people and fund more scholarships to help more women and their families. 

We are also excited to announce we have been accepted into the GlobalGiving International Women’s Week fundraising campaign. From March 8-12, all eligible donations up to $50 will be matched at 50%. We appreciate all and any support and also appreciate you sharing information with friends and family that may feel inspired to contribute to these inspirational women.

You can find more updates on all the women by following our social media pages below. 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ParaAdelante.org/

Instagram - @paraadelantewomen 

Thank you all for the continued support! As we say at Para Adelante, no matter what life throws at you - Keep Moving Forward! Para Adelante! 

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Para Adelante, Inc.

Location: St Petersburg, FL - USA
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Karin Braunsberger
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