Archive | March, 2014

Javier and Family

Father leads by example, returns to school

Years ago, when his wife was still alive, Javier toyed with the idea of going back to school, having only attended through sixth grade. But by then he was the father of two young children and decided he needed to focus on his work to support his family. Still, Javier’s value in education remained, so […]

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Elmbrook Rotary Club partners with the Partner School Program

Four years ago, the Elmbrook Rotary Club from Brookfield, Wisconsin, decided that they wanted to participate in an international project and they were looking to do more than just write a check. They wanted Rotarian boots on the ground, actively participating in a project that would also help them meet the Rotary’s goals. After scouting […]

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Girl Leaders

Girl leaders having some fun

You may remember the great photo essay that featured highlights from photographer Barbara Wright’s August visit to Guatemala. Well, we haven’t had a chance to share another batch of her photos, of the girl’s leadership group. She captured so well the spirit and exuberance of the group. […]

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Jenifer with Students

Student receives big honor in hometown

  One of our affiliated students has had the honor and opportunity to demonstrate her leadership skills in her hometown, since being elected Miss Ciudad Vieja. Winning the contest was a big honor, considering how large the town is. After being nominated to participate in the contest, Jennifer, age 19, accepted the challenge with some […]

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