Five New Adelante Mujer Doctors

Another historic event was marked for Adelante Mujer when, on January 26, 2016 URACCAN University students participated in a graduation mass at St. Peter Catholic Church in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. On January 27 the Hippocratic Oath was taken and five Adelante Mujer students became
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The Doctor’s and Her Sister’s Letters

  A long, long letter arrived after the graduation of Dr. Cindy.  In her letter titled “My Gratitude,”  Cindy thanked Adelante Mujer donors: “I am very grateful to God and the Adelante Mujer program that helped me.  Its support was great in giving me the funding to fulfill my dre
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A Sad and Determined Student Doctor

Sometimes a visit with medical students in Nicaragua can reveal some pretty deep sadness. One such experience occurred last month during a meeting with six of the Adelante Mujer third-year students. The usually sparky Sayonara was quiet and somber. When I greeted her with a hug and as
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A Student’s Amazing Gratitude

Mark Neilsen wrote a short reflection for Christmas Day in Living with Christ.  Mark used the verse from Luke’s Gospel, “All who heard it were amazed by what had been told them by the shepherds.” He then asked, “Can you think of the last time you were amazed?” Now I hate to admit it b
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Our Newest Adelante Mujer Student

Interviewing potential recipients who apply for financial assistance from Adelante Mujer is one of the responsibilities and privileges of the Executive Team member who visits Puerto Cabezas each semester.  Hearing the stories and the need of each student is inspiring, to say the least
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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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