Adelante Mujer Is Like Wet Paint???

A regular reader of the Adelante Mujer blog contacted me last week. (see post of July 5, 2016 here) This is what she told me. “Years ago, maybe decades, I read this simple sentence: Kindness is like wet paint: It rubs off on others. When I read your most recent blog I recalled the ins
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She Always Says This

Several people have asked if we expect recipients of Adelante Mujer financial assistance to repay the funds they are given. The simple answer is “No.” The response given to students is a little longer. When a new student is accepted as an Adelante Mujer medical student she is told by
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The Other Classes of Medical Students

The ten Adelante Mujer students in their final year of medical school are not the only wonderful women who met with me during the semester visit last month. http://www.womanadvance.com/introducing-next-adelante-mujer-doctors/  Other classes of students for whom donors to Adelante Muje
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Introducing the Next Adelante Mujer Doctors

It is my pleasure and pride to introduce our Adelante Mujer six-year students in the medical program of URACCAN University in Bilwi/Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. In the back row are Ingrith, Lidicy, Karina, Rosa, Kathlen, and Elisa del Carmen. Seated in front are Yeritza, Jhomarie, Kira,
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Adelante Mujer’s “Angel” Doctor

They started just about the same time. Sister Ann McKean, foundress of Adelante Mujer, conceived the idea to try to raise money in the US to help fund higher education for needy women in Nicaragua. Doctor Manuel Salas, pioneer in founding Nicaragua’s only Intercultural General Medicin
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Those Who Show Mercy in Nicaragua

Our last blog pictured people in the US who bless Adelante Mujer with their service.  This blog describes a few of our many blessings in Nicaragua.   Students who will be doctors in eastern Nicaragua are numbered among the greatest and most hopeful blessings for whom donors share thei
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Mercy in Action

This week’s blog features “mercy in action” by Adelante Mujer friends and donors around the United States.                                                  James and Sabine Sharp of Glendale Designs bui
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Being Merciful Like God is Merciful

Mercy Sunday will be observed on April 3rd. How often do we think about mercy? Until Pope Francis declared a Jubilee Year of Mercy to extend between December 8, 2015 and November 20, 2016, most of us probably paid little attention to Mercy Sunday or even the importance of practicing m
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Student Concerns for Nicaragua

Adelante Mujer requires that all students asking for financial assistance must complete an application. One of the questions asks: What present conditions in Nicaragua cause you concern? Without mentioning names of respondents we want to share a few of the topics that ...
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Financial Stress of Nicaraguan Medical Students

Financial concerns of Nicaraguan students are unimaginable to most of us in the United States. Many of our medical students cannot afford a computer. Our applicants mention the handicap they endure by having no computer or having to borrow one from friends or ...
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