Archive for April, 2011

1st quarter letters and grades April 23, 2011 No Comments

I can’t tell you what a day brightener it is to read through the letters that the students write to their sponsors at the end of each quarter! I’ve chosen to post the letter from Juana to those of us who sponsor her, a group of the special women in my life; clicking on the [...]

Thoughts and prayers April 13, 2011 No Comments

Last week Beca Boardmember Lorenzo Chavajay’s mother passed away, so please hold up their family in your thoughts and prayers. My wonderful mother-in-law, Betty Lou Holeman, died just a few days before so our family can empathize with their feelings of loss. Funeral procession winding it’s way through the streets of San Pedro

Visits to Beca students No Comments

So far, sponsors of 4 Beca students have visited San Pedro and at least one more is planning a visit for this summer. You’ve seen my photos (or can view them in this Flickr set). Below is a photo taken in February when María Cristina Sarat González received a visit from her sponsors; I’ll post [...]

Ujpan Tuch house nears completion! April 12, 2011 No Comments

Hello again mis amigos! I recently received photos of the progress on the Ujpan Tuch home and it’s nearly complete! There are 8 in the family and the size of the lot is small – barely larger than the house footprint – so they built 2 stories. You can see from the 2nd and 3rd [...]