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Tag: female empowerment

Empower Me Teen: Melody

The Empower Me Teen Program is a lifeline for girls in the poorest regions of Guatemala. Country-wide, records show that only 60 percent of girls will finish primary school, 20 percent will complete secondary school, and only 10 percent will go on to study at a university. Numbers are even more dire for rural, indigenous […]

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Empower Me Teen: Kathryn

This week, we are working to raise funds to allow 120 vulnerable girls in Guatemala to participate in our Empower Me teen program. Due to poverty and limited resources, many teenage Guatemalan girls are sadly unable to complete their educations. Girls like Kathryn can face a lifetime of unemployment, with no safe environment in which […]

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Help a Child in Guatemala

Guatemala is a beautiful country in Central America that is deeply impacted by severe poverty. Child labor is common, with many children not receiving an education. Only 4% of children living in rural regions will ever graduate high school. Guatemala also has a very high rate of malnutrition, with one of two children suffering stunting […]

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