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Student Success: Peru

Student Success: Peru

Meet Mrs. Vilma from Peru. In 2017, Mrs. Vilma was unable to read or write. As an elected representative of her community, she started visiting local government offices to learn about and help her community in securing basic public services like water, electricity,...
Student Success: Favor & Grace

Student Success: Favor & Grace

Favor & Grace Ms. Ela Flomo, mother of five, shares her appreciation for Alfalit International giving her little girls, Favor and Grace, the opportunity to receive a proper education. Ms. Ela Flomo: “I always prayed that my children do not end up illiterate...
Alfalit Student Opens Her Own Food Business

Alfalit Student Opens Her Own Food Business

Student Success: Rosa Estrada Ramírez By: Dora Medrano Ortuño, Volunteer Instructor Rosa Estrada Ramírez lives in Sucre, the capital of the Chuquisaca department in Bolivia. Rosa came from a rural area where education is limited and most of her time was spent taking...
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...