A Long History

Many of our students are from an area in Nicaragua along the Rio Coco ‘Coconut River’ called Waspam. Bordering on Honduras along Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast, it is a 4-5 hour drive to Puerto Cabezas. Over 90% of the population lives below poverty levels (extreme poverty) making their l
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Student Update

On our bi-annual trip to Bilwi, Puerto Cabezas this past December, we met many medical students who came to apply for our financial assistance. Once again, I am impressed by the caliber of these young women. They are serious, determined, intelligent, and devoted to their goal of helpi
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Feliz Navidad – Merry Christmas – Krismis Yamni

 Esther As I sit here in the Managua Airport awaiting my flight from the balmy tropics of Nicaragua to the freezing blasts of another Wisconsin winter, I have time to reflect on our recent interviews with our current students from medical school in Puerto Cabezas as well as the candid
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Notes From Our Student Doctors

Just a few years ago, there was no one available to go into the small villages to bring medical assistance. When people became ill, they had to walk miles for help, and many times not until the disease was well advanced.
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Ten New Students Accepted

Interviews can be stressful for the students. Sister Diane made the semi-annual trip to Puerto Cabezas/Bilwi to interview new applicants and found ten.
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If You Travel to Puerto Cabezas/Bilwi

This is the area where our extraordinary Adelante Mujer medical students are from. This is the area I visited and learned, first hand, about the impressive work of Adelante Mujer.
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Sister Ann McKean, CSA, PhD ~ Foundress of Adelante Mujer

Let's focus this month on Sister Ann McKean, the person behind countless accomplishments and challenges. What motivates her? What is her personal story?...
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Adelante Mujer ~ International Headquarters

Much has been accomplished from this tiny room in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, all driven by your donations small and large...
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About Donating

“I’ve been looking a long time for a charity that would have a direct connection to the recipients, one without those huge administrative costs.”...
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Beating the Odds

They have the hearts of heroines! Somehow these brave and determined young women push on to earn their future place in the community as healers...
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