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Alfalit Liberia Student Learns New Job Skills

Alfalit Liberia Student Learns New Job Skills

After a successful pilot program in Monrovia, Liberia, Alfalit is now offering two job skills classes with approximately 60 students enrolled. The 6-month course teaches students basic tailoring including cutting, hand stitching and working with a sewing machine. The...
Student Success: Building Her Future

Student Success: Building Her Future

Mother of two young children, she felt the weight of the loss of her husband on January 12, 2010. As the sole breadwinner of the family, he died under the dirt and rubbles of downtown Port-au-Prince, leaving Rosena Peltreau, his wife, to raise their two daughters all...
Student Success Story: Gislène Augustin

Student Success Story: Gislène Augustin

Gislène Augustin shares her story about the challenges she faced before completing Alfalit’s literacy program. Now Gislène is an inspiration for others in the Canaan community. “I am a great leader in the community of Canaan. I usually have meetings with...
Student Success Stories:  Antonio Mamani

Student Success Stories: Antonio Mamani

From the military barracks to an Alfalit classroom, read about Antonio’s path to literacy. Translation Note: The Spanish had many misspellings in Spanish… this usually happens with students who recently learned Spanish. Age: 46 years old Region: Cercado Nucleus...
Student Success Stories: Lilian Menacho Garcia

Student Success Stories: Lilian Menacho Garcia

Translation My name is Lilian Menacho Garcia I am a housewife and I am 27 years old. I have a two year old son and I am expecting my second child. I used to live in the country and I only studied until fourth grade; for my family it was never important to go to...