Adelante Mujer Board Women

Several of the Adelante Mujer medical students have been introduced on this blog, a few doctors were named, some donors were quoted.  Today you will meet the Board of Directors whose direction and oversight is invaluable to the progress of Adelante Mujer. The first phase of this intro
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Thank You, Gracias, to Everyone!

Thanksgiving time is not the only time we are grateful.  Every day, but especially at this time of year, we are thankful for the people who pray for Adelante Mujer, friends who inquire about the progress of our medical students, seven wonderful women who donate their time and talent a
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Giving Tuesday: December 1

The Adelante Mujer Board of Directors invites our readers to consider Adelante Mujer, Inc./Advance Woman if you plan to participate in Giving Tuesday.  Adelante Mujer is a charity organization that raises funds to financially assist needy women in Nicaragua who want to study to become
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Meet the Adelante Mujer Board

Several of the Adelante Mujer medical students have been introduced on this blog, a few doctors were named, some donors were quoted.  Today is the day to have you meet the Adelante Mujer Board of Directors whose direction and oversight is invaluable to the progress of Adelante Mujer.
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Why I Want to Be a Doctor

Why I Want to Be a Doctor A few months ago this blog informed readers that receiving a large salary is not the motivation for anyone to study medicine in Nicaragua because wages for doctors there are miserably low.  So what does motivate intelligent, energetic, young women in Nicaragu
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Student Doctors Help Women and Teens

Adelante Mujer students have a grueling schedule in medical school.  Added to that, they face demanding responsibilities in the local hospital.  Yet, on weekends, students often volunteer in the community and their outreach is frequently to women and teen girls. On Women’s Day, March
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“Y tu?”–“And you–What About You”

When Pope Francis visited the United States last month he related the exchange between young Katharine Drexel and Pope Leo XIII.  When Katharine lamented to the Holy Father about the neglect and treatment of Native and African Americans in the US, he asked her a simple question: “And
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Medical Students in Puerto Cabezas-Nicaragua

Donors and friends sometimes ask if Adelante Mujer brings medical students to the US for their studies. No, we do not. When Sister Ann McKean, CSA conceived the plan to financially assist women in Nicaragua to pursue higher education, she researched three universities on the east coas
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Nicaragua is a Beautiful Place

Nicaragua is often considered as synonymous with poverty. There is little doubt that this largest country of Central America has more than its share of poverty. Hurricanes earthquakes, wars, erupting volcanoes, and floods have visited their wrath upon the republic that is slightly lar
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Students and Doctors Love Sister Ann

For seven years Sister Ann McKean, CSA, PhD has been finding ways to financially assist young women in eastern Nicaragua to become medical doctors. Herself a university professor, Sister Ann detects talent in young people and she believes they should have every opportunity to develop
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