Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama

 
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 2 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Marlene, insights from a strong-willed CAPTA woman
    By - Linda Quevedo - General Assistant
    What is your name? My name is Marlene    How old are you? I am 19 years old   Are you single or married? Single   Do you have children? Yes, I have a 2-year-old daughter   Have you finished high school? I’m studying right now. Trying to finish.   What did you do before the...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Genis, An Empowered CAPTA Woman
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Executive Director
    GENIS is 40 years old; she spent her early life in the province of Darien, with her parents and siblings. Despite her family’s limited resources, she was able to finish the eighth grade. Twenty-two years ago, she moved to a poor, violent community in Panama City called Curundu, where she had to make many sacrifices as...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA Wins Regional Prize for Urban Ingenuity
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Executive Director
    We are proud to share with you the latest news about Fundacion Calicanto's CAPTA program. After a long application process, CAPTA was chosen the regional winner for the Financial Times/Citi Urban Ingenuity Award. The award celebrates innovative projects that bring solutions to the world's most pressing urban challenges...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 6 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 7 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Meet Agustina, an example of a Capta woman
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Executive Director
    My name is Agustina, my mother is a housemaid, my dad is a chauffer and I have 7 brothers. Seventeen years ago I arrived to the city with a dream to start my own business. My aunt and I started a restaurant but not everything turned out as we planned. The business broke financially and we had to sell absolutely everything...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 39 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    "What I Want For My Children" Yajaira Quiroz
    By - Carolina Esslinger - Project Volunteer
    CAPTA friends, Over the last few weeks one of the assignments given to the CAPTA students was to write a personal evaluation of themselves.  In an overall period of four hours the students were able to write what their actual situation was and who they thought they were. The purpose of this exercise was to help the...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA Student Graduation Speech
    By - Celica Williams - CAPTA Student
    "My name is Celica Williams and it is a great pleasure for me to speak on behalf of my colleagues. I want to tell you a little about my story and how CAPTA changed my life. I come from Bocas del Toro (indigenous province in Panama about 8 hours away from the city). During a visit to my cousin Edefina who lives in the city...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    2013 CAPTA Courses Take Off With New Supporters!
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Executive Director
    Dear friends, The first CAPTA course for the year takes off with 23 women in search of new opportunities. The recruitment for this course was not easy; the women we found interested in the course faced several obstacles and were not sure they could participate. With the start of the school year, most of the women were...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Do You Remember Carmela?
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Executive Director
    If you don't know Carmela, she graduated back in July and I promised to update you on her progress. A few weeks after Carmela graduated from the CAPTA program, she worked for one month in "Las Clementinas," a Casco Antiguo hotel. For one month, she developed excellent relationships with her co-workers, superiors, as well as...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 54 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA Celebrates Its 20th Graduation!
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Program Director
    We are celebrating a big program accomplishment: CAPTA has graduated 20 different groups since its first in 2005. To date the program has trained 456 women for employment and 66% of them are working in the hotel industry.  CAPTA’s reach goes beyond employment training; CAPTA has motivated and inspired women to...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Meet CAPTA Student: Carmela
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Program Director
    “Now I understand what it means to give yourself an opportunity, and that’s what I’m doing here.” Carmela is 28 years old and lives in Santa Ana, one of the most dangerous communities in Panama City with high poverty levels; she has four children. Although CAPTA caters to many women with different...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Alliances Equals Success!
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Program Director
    The last CAPTA group we graduated was very special; we tweaked a few things during the “fundamental cycle” and got excellent results. To begin, we decided to make an alliance with Malambo, an organization thatcould refer some girls to our program.  We did not consider these alliances because the...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Congratulating the VI CAPTA Graduates
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Program Director
    Dear friends, As you remember from our last report, we saw our VI CAPTA group make their way to the International Hotel School for an intense housekeeping and customer service training.  Fundacion Calicanto is now proudly celebrating the sixth CAPTA graduation this year! Join me in congratulating these women for their...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    VI CAPTA Course Arrives at Hotel School
    By - Dalys Rodriguez - Program Director
    Hello all, My name is Dalys Rodriguez, I am the new program director for Fundacion Calicanto. I have been here four weeks and I am writing this report as a true testament of the change I have seen in the women since my arrival. I startedworking with the CAPTA program about 6 months ago as the English volunteer and fell in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    V CAPTA 2011 - Graduation Ceremony.
    By - Patricia Tello. - Executive Director, Fundacion Calicanto.
    Dear friends, As always, it is a pleasure sending CAPTA's reports.  This program is really making a difference in the lives of panamanian women, most of them from the impoverished and violent areas surrounding the Historic District. As I told you in the last report, we were wishing for the 18 women enrolled in the 5th...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    The 5th CAPTA 2011 makes its way to Hotel School!
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director. Fundacion Calicanto.
    Last Friday, September 30th, 18 women enrolled in CAPTA course finished the Foundamental Cycle and were happy and excited about what next monday would bring:  the opportunity to begin their training as Housekeepers or Waitresses in Panama's most recognized Hotel School. This is an opportunity that not everybody has....
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has received 188 donations
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    Postcard - 21 women ready to change the world!
    By - Alexander Turnbull - GlobalGiving Intern
    On August 24th I was given the honor to attend the graduation of 21 young women, from some of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods of Panama, who have just completed the CAPTA course and are now ready to become social leaders.  The graduation was held at the Interoceanic Museum in the old town (Casco Viejo) of...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA 4th Prom 2011 Graduation!
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director. Fundacion Calicanto.
    The fourth CAPTA group of 2011 graduated on August 29, 2011 with a beautiful ceremony in the Interoceanic Museum. We were all touched as we watched how 21 women from some of Panama City’s poorest and most violent neighborhoods took over the stage, danced and sang introducing themselves in English: “Hello, my...
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    • Odys21
      Odys21 Thanks to you I am a new person since and gone in search of work and I do not import the doors closed to me or do not want to open because I am sure there are thousands of them who will be awaiting my arrival to work with them Thank Calicanto Foundation, GlobalGiving Thanks for being my sponsor.Thanks to all and that... Read more »
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has made updates to their project page.
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA Course July-August: The Vocational Training Phase
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director / Fundacion Calicanto
    The CAPTA program consists of two phases, the Foundation Cycle and the Vocational Training. After the first four weeks, the CAPTA class has successfully managed the Foundation Cycle and enters the second phase. At this point, the CAPTA women can choose between receiving training as housekeeper assistant or as waitress. For...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA July-August Course Started!!
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director / Fundacion Calicanto
    May we introduce: Fourth CAPTA Class July 2011 On July 4th, 2011 a group of 22 women started the CAPTA program from Fundacion Calicanto. This courses group includes 9 women from the district Santa Ana, 3 from El Chorillo, 2 from each Las Cumbres, Curundu, Arraijan and Calidonia and 1 each from San Felipe and La...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA May-June Graduation: what a magical moment!
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director / Fundacion Calicanto
    On Monday June 27th the CAPTA May-June Group graduated in a beautiful ceremony at the Holiday Inn Hotel where the Panama International Hotel School is located. It was a very special act, that began with each graduate presenting to the public her goals for the next five years.  To see this women focused, full of hope,...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    CAPTA Course May-June: The Vocational Training Phase.
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director
    The vocational training phase takes place at the Panama International Hotel School, which is a high-quality private facility that trains all levels of hotel staff, from housekeepers to managers, but typically would not accept women with the backgrounds of the CAPTA women under normal circumstances: There is an often...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama posted a progress report
    The CAPTA May-June Course for 20 Panamanian Women Began!
    By - Patricia Tello - Executive Director / Fundacion Calicanto
    On May 13th and because of generous donations, 13 women sponsored by GlobalGiving and the donations received during the April's Challenge and other 7 women sponsored by other friends of Fundacion Calicanto, began the CAPTA Course to change their lives and break out of poverty.  We are still receiving donations to...
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  • Fight Poverty: Educate Women in Panama has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Hildegard Vasquez

Panama, Panama

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