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Barbara Tarton

Barbara Tarton greatly wants to improve her life.  She works very hard to reach her goals. Oneof her main goals is to graduate from school with good grades. She will look for opportunities to use the skills that she has learned throughout her life. Her family … Continue reading

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Francisca Abelina Cutzal Sirin

Francisca Abelina Cutzal Sirin is pursuing an education to become a primary school teacher, like her brother who graduated in the same career in 2011. Her siblings and Francisca are all attending school to better their lives, and they are supported by their parents. Her mother and … Continue reading

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Notes from the May Scholarship Meeting

The creation of a mural  from newspaper pictures added much excitment to the May scholarship meeting.  The young women used all the knowledge they have gained so far this year about  vocations and careers as their theme.  It was a way to … Continue reading

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Paula de Carmen Cali Xocop

Paula is a 14 year old teenage girl, from San Juan Comalopa, Chimaltenango. She is currently in the 9th grade and hopes to continue to excel in her education; to give her and her family a better future. Her favorite … Continue reading

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2012 Guatemalan Adventure Tour

In the Spring the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund hosted the annual Guatemalan Adventure Tour. Are you interested in travelling with the Fund to learn more about what we do? This interview with 2012 visitor Mar Kaden describes her experience.

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Kateri Tekakwitha Fund’s May Board Retreat

The Board of Directors of the Fund spent Saturday, May 26th at the Presentation Center in Los Gatos, CA at a Retreat led by Maggie Callaway. We spent the day getting to know each other and our ideas for the … Continue reading

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Health and Nutrition with the Women of Chumanzana

Over 2011 ADEMI Tecpán provided trainings on Health and Nutrition to Candelaria Sut, the Women’s Development Manager, who shared what she learned with the Women of Chumanzana. These workshops covered a range of topics, including; foods that pregnant women should … Continue reading

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