NEWSLETTER JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2019 

NEWS

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CONGRATULATIONS to Ivett, from Coripata, who had her formal graduation in Biochemistry and Pharmacy at the UNDABOL University. Here, Ivett is with her  mother on her graduation day. Very well deserved!!

We are excited to begin the new school year, and again this year Helping Hands will be supporting about 100 students. We invite you to meet some of our new students on our sponsorship page. Would you like to sponsor a high school students or a post-secondary student?

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HOW YOU CAN HELP THIS MONTH

For our friends who use the mydonatepage, we would like to inform you that donations will be accepted there until the end of March as mydonateis closing at the end of June. La Vida will send us the donations in April and they will be setting another possibility for online donations to Helping Hands. More information will be forthcoming. However, you might like to consider Globalgiving as they also work with donations in British pounds and include Gift Aid. Helping Hands will appear on their home pageon March 15th!!!!!

OTHER NEWS AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Busy, busy in January and February re-registering last year’s students and registering the new students. Here Jhuliza  is showing us her last semester grades. Welcome back Jhuliza.

  • Free Wednesday lunches started up and Naomifrom the UK dropped by for a visit. Welcome to Helping Hands, Naomi.

  • Former student, Marco, an Agronomy student, who now works in the Yungas on the coffee projects, invited us to his wedding. Congratulations and best wishes for the future, Marco.

  • At our first meeting of the year the students got to know each other with several ice-breaker gamesand by playing soccer. The youngest oneshad a ball, too. Little Nataniela, our youngest student,  helped blow out the birthday candles. 

We thank every one of you for making this all possible!!
— Linda Zarate (Project Director)

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