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.
A long, long letter arrived after the graduation of Dr. Cindy. In her letter titled “My Gratitude,” Cindy thanked Adelante Mujer donors:
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.
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?”
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. The following story is not one I could have anticipated.
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.
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
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 medical doctors.
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.
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.