Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay

 
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    CEM graduate invited to Leadership Academy
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    CEM graduate Aymara was again selected by the Organization “Youth Moves,” her second selection (the first being in 2013) to participate in the Youth Leadership School.  She was selected along with 27 other youths from across the country to participate in the Leadership School, which develops training...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Alumnus begins tertiary studies in education
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Gerente General
    Former Centro Educativo Mbaracayu (CEM) alumnus Numila, began studying Teaching Education in Ygatimí. She is teaching third grade at the local school of her community, with support of the Ministry of Education. She finished her CEM studies in 2012, and the degree she obtained empowered her to achieve the Teacher role...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    A story of success: from Ybyrarovana to Morogoro
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    There are about 10,000 kilometers, including an ocean, between Ybyrarovana in Canindeyu, Paraguay and Morogoro in Tanzania.  There, Palmira is starting to fulfill her dreams.  She is a Paraguayan girl who is an example of perseverance for all of us. When Palmira was 7, she used to meet with her brother, cousins...
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    Mbaracayu Educational Center Students Successfully Participate at Paraguay's 15th Entrepreneur Forum
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    Celebrating its 15th year, Paraguay’s Entrepreneur Forum (FEP in Spanish) has gathered more than 200 young people from across sectors and places of the country. This year’s Forum made especial emphasis at encouraging the youth to use their creativity, talent and energy in benefit of social and environmental...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    The motivating story of Delia
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    Dalila is young and enthusiastic, and like many other students at the Mbajacayú Educational Center she has the dream to be the first member of her family to attend the university... “My dream is to become a psychologist in order to help other young people like me overcome challenges like I have; I will be the...
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    Mission accomplished!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    For the third time in the still short life of our dear Mbaracayu Girls School of Environmental Entrepreneurs, it is with great pride and honor that we hereby present our Class of 2013. Last Friday December 13th, 2013, 35 girls will say "mission accomplished!" and graduate with many dreams and hopes for a brilliant future,...
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    Mbaracayu Girls Give Back to the Community
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    As part of the practical curriculum of the all-girls Mbaracayú Educational Center, second-year students conduct different workshops and lectures on Environmental Education for other schools and educational institutions in the Mbaracayú Biosphere Reserve and its surroundings. Within the program “Community...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Youth Leadership School here we come!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    Two students from the Mbaracajú Educational Center, Astrid Yaday Cáceres (senior), and Ruth Díaz (junior) along with other 30 students from all around Paraguay have been selected among a large number of applicants to participate at the 2013 Youth Leadership School organized by “Juventud Que se...
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    Promoting Responsible Forest Management at CEM
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - General Manager
    Students from the Mbaracayu School participated and are now finalists of the online contest "My connection to the Forest" organized by the Forest Stewardship Council, a global non-profit dedicated to promoting responsible forest management around the world. The contest invited individuals and organizations to create a piece...
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  • nisu
    nisu Hi..My name is Nishadhraj from INDIA. I want to know jow many girls are studing nowdays ? Also I want to know how much expenses will come for one girl per year for pursuing studies. Mail me as soon as on nraj001@gmail.com .
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    • Luis Sanabria
      Luis Sanabria Hi Nishadhraj, our apologies for the delayed response, we just sent you an e-mail addressing your questions. Thank you for your interest in our project!
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    Mbaracayu School presents the Class of 2012
    By - Julia Corvalan - Deputy Manager
    For the second time in the still short life of our dear Mbaracayu Girls School of Environmental Entrepreneurs, it is with great pride and honor that we hereby present our Class of 2012. Tomorrow, Friday December 14th, 40 girls will say "mission accomplished!" and graduate with many dreams and hopes for a brilliant future, a...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay has received 105 donations
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Ache student present at historic Presidential Act
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    Thursday, July 26, marked a special day for young Claudia Krinagi, a third-year student at the Mbaracayu School coming from the neighboring Ache indigenous community.  Prior to her departure from the school, located in the middle of the Mbaracayu Forest Reserve, 375 kilometres from the capital city of Asuncion, the...
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    Mbaracayu's Director Honored as International Lead
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Luis Fernando Sanabria
    Celsa Acosta is an emerging leader and role model for women worldwide. She was bestowed the honor of being nominated by the U.S. State Department to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) hosted by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in The United States. Celsa is recognized for the...
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    Girls Fix Impassible Road After Storm
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
     This picture depicts the typical conditions of the roads in the region of the school. After a recent storm, the already delicate roads heading out to the school and the hotel were further damaged and became simply inaccessible. As in many rural parts of Paraguay, the roads are not well maintained by the government....
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    Being a HERO!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    Today is a Paraguayan holiday called “Heroes’ Day”, which memorializes those who have died for the country, especially in the Triple Alliance War in 1870, which pitted the combined forces of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay against Paraguay. After witnessing his army severely weakened, and moments before his...
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    SHARE THE LOVE!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    Micaela Macan is a spirited poet from a town about 5 hours away from the school. She writes poetry to process the world as she sees it and as an outlet for her feelings. She is from a single parent household, and her mother works long hours cleaning at a local company. She has an 11 year old brother, and suffered the tragic...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Silvani's Splendid Orchid Legacy
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    During her time at Mbaracayú, recent graduate Silvani Gimenez’s love for orchids prompted her to develop, oversee, and care for the school’s beautiful display of orchid species found in the Mbaracayú forest. She led an expedition of classmates into the forest and discovered 5 new species of orchids...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    FEATURING OUR GRADUATES FROM THE LOCAL ACHE COMMUNITY
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    The Aché people are traditional hunter-gatherers indigenous to the Atlantic coastal forests of eastern Paraguay, primarily in the Mbaracayú region. The Aché population is approximately 1600 people. They have had an uphill battle against human rights violations, land rights violations, and extreme...
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    CONGRATULATIONS FIRST GRADUATES OF MBARACAYU
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    December 17, 2011 marked a historic day for the Mbaracayu Girls School.  49 girls celebrated becoming the first ever graduating class of the school. They all received a high school degree with an emphasis in environmental sciences. All of the girls had family members in attendance to share this proud moment. This marks...
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    • Rachel
      Rachel Thank you for the awesome report and pictures of the girls! I am so proud of you all!! you go girls!!
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    • Luis Sanabria
      Luis Sanabria Hi Rachel, Thank you for your kind words. A LOT goes into making this dream a reality for these young women. I can't tell you how much we appreciate your ongoing support. We feel so proud of them for overcoming multiple obstacles to get to this point...sexism, family pressure to work, lack of resources, and many more.... Read more »
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    AMAZING PARK RANGER INTERNSHIP FOR 3 GIRLS
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Proect Leader
    It is no small feat to be selected for an internship as a park ranger in Mbaracayú, a position traditionally held by a man.  Three girls from the Mbaracayú School underwent a rigorous selection process and were chosen for the post. Some of the prerequisites include: leadership and crisis management...
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    Forum for Global Entrepreneurship Week at The Mbaracayu School
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Mbaracayu School organized its second annual entrepreneurial forum consisting of games and activities to further cultivate skills in strategic development, communication, environmental conservation, merchandising, and sustainable projects. 150 students were able to benefit...
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    Homeless World Cup in Paris
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    Eight girls from the school traveled to Paris, France from August 21-August 28, 2011 to participate in the Homeless World Cup of Football (Soccer), during which homeless and socially marginalized youth from 64 nations across the world united for seven days of gritty, fast paced street soccer. This represented an opportunity...
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    Vibrant Margarita Off to Market!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Luis Fernando Sanabria
    Vibrant Margarita Off To Market! Margarita Amarilla, now a senior at the school is shy by nature, and came to the school speaking only Guarani.  Since she has been at the Mbaracayu Girls School, she has come out of her shell, and now speaks Spanish fluently.  She is friendly, and enjoys starting up...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay has made updates to their project page.
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay has received 165 donations
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    8 girls from the Mbaracayu School make up Team Paraguay for Homeless World Cup 2011
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    Last month, 8 students from the Mbaracayu Educational Center were selected to represent Paraguay in this year's Homeless World Cup to take place in Paris, France, from the 21st to the 28th of August. These girls were drawn from the entire student body of the Mbaracayu Ed Center, a girls-only school comprised of around 144...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Short list for Homeless World Cup Team announced!
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    ASUNCIÓN – Paraguay (June 02, 2011).- Fundación Paraguaya held a press conference to announce the short list of players for the Women’s Soccer Team that will represent Paraguay at the Homeless World Cup 2011 to take place in Paris, France, August 21-28.  The soccer players are students...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    2 Bolivian Girls now study at Mbaracayu School
    By - Luis Fernando Sanabria - Project Leader
    TARIJA - Bolivia.– The mayor’s office of the town of Uriondo in the Department (i.e., state/province) of Tarija in Bolivia, granted a scholarship to two adolescent girls from the community to attend the Technical High School Program in Environmental Sciences at the Mbaracayu Educational Center in the...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Making Tourism Sustainable!!!
    By - Anna Kersting - Project Analyst
    Dear Friends, Great news!!! Join us in celebrating the opening of the Mbaracayu Hotel, a small rural lodge fully run and operated by a vibrant group of women and girls. The hotel adds another on-campus microenterprise to the Mbaracayu Educational Centre. Its income will be directed towards the financial self-sufficiency...
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    8 students represented Paraguay at HWC in Rio!!!
    By - Anna Kersting - Project Analyst
    Every year, nations from all over the world come together and compete in the "Homeless World Cup". An annual soccer tournament that aims to fight different social problems and that offers every player the opportunity to positively change their lives. This year 8 girls from the Mbaracayú Centre represented Paraguay...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    CEM Student at International Entrepreneur Forum in
    By - Anna Kersting - Global Giving Coordinator
    Palmira Mereles, student at the Mbaracayu Education Center, talks about her experiences at the International Entrepreneur Forum 2010 in Mexico. After winning third place in “The Art of Communication” competition during the IEF of Paraguay in 2009, she received a scholarship to participate in this year’s...
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  • Empowering Poor, Rural Girls in Paraguay posted a progress report
    Mbaracayu Story & Update
    By - Anna Kersting - Global Giving Coordinator
    A big thanks to all of our supporters!!! The donations given so far have made an enormous contribution to the Mbaracayu Centre’s mission and vision: A girl’s school that all local girls can attend, regardless of income. A school that is a functioning farm, where girls grow the school’s revenue stream...
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Project Leader

Luis Sanabria

General Manager
Asuncion, Paraguay

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