The Oxford Center
THE BUENA VISTA YOUTH SPONSORING PROJECT
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Highlights 2012 Ivania, finished 9th grade with an 86% average. ¨My
Ivania needs a sponsor for studying 10th Grade this year.
dream is to become a doctor. I want to help other children
Her budget for the year is approximately $1200 to
like my little brother. He has
include all her materials,
Down Syndrome and a heart problem. It has been very
uniforms, books, and transport and school supplies.
difficult for my family. But with God´s help I know I will
Thanks for the continuing support from Rick and George
be able to reach my dreams.´
who have steadfastly helped this program
SOCCER SENSATIONS Here are Dunia and Sulma at a soccer game. Their team scored 4 to 0! Congratulations!
A SHINING STAR Zamantha with her mother on her 15th birthday. Zamantha finished her first year of High School in Tourism with shining grades.
FIRST GRADUATION Dunia, the first to graduate from High School!! Congratulations and many thanks to her sponsors all these years!
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First Student to Graduate
WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!
(Translation from Spanish) “Finally my graduation day has arrived!” Says Dunia, “I still can´t believe it. I am with Andrea and Nabil in this picture because my real sponsors, Deedee and Jeff could not come from the United States. I love them very much and thank them for their support all these years. Thanks to them I have achieved my dream”. “My senior year social work was helping build a health assistance room at the local Health Center in Siguatepeque.”
sponsors. Now my aim is to continue studying. I want to
Dunia´s budget for her first year of University is approximately
become an Agro-Industrial Engineer. I want to help my
$1300 including books, materials, transport and group
country produce better food. I
hope I can find some part-time work, although here the “Here I am with my Mom and my High School Diploma. She says she is very proud of me and very thankful to God and to my
businesses do not like their employees to study. I will try my best to be a good student. Deedee and Jeff, you are my angels! Thank you. “
SULMA: WE BELIEVED YOU COULD DO IT “I want to have my own Greenhouse and grow flowers and organic vegetables. “ Sulma, who started out as a malnourished and challenged student, finished 9th grade with an 82% average and also as an outstanding soccer player. She has won a scholarship that covers tuition, and room and board to study agriculture in a Technical School this year. She will need uniforms, boots and working shoes, personal effects, sneakers and some basic school supplies in order to go. Her budget including transport is approximately $400.
We want to help them too
This year the Oxford Center has received several dona5ons towards helping one assistant teacher with a s5pend at the Special School, Carita de Angel (Face of an Angel). Previously this teacher was working as a volunteer as funds had not been available.
HEIDY MEZA COULD NOT GO TO SCHOOL THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF LACK OF FINANCIAL MEANS. For her to study 4th grade this year she has a budget of $600 for the year approximately, to include uniforms, sports uniform, shoes, materials, school supplies and other expenses the school
Here we see him and another teacher working in the classroom. He says, “I feel much beHer now as I can cover my bus fare and expenses, also I feel like I am part of the staﬀ now. I am on the payroll!” Many thanks to the generous sponsors for their assistance.
asks for, such as monthly payment for the English and computer classes, security and purchasing a desk.
“Most important of all is the education of girl children, for these girls will one day be mothers, and the mother is the first teacher of the child.”
Ángela, a single mother, bravely completed her second year of High School in Business Administra5on during her pregnancy, making up her exams immediately aOer giving birth to her son. She says, “It is more diﬃcult for me now, but I will con5nue to study. I want my son to have a beHer life than I had. I will do everything possible to become a professional.” If God will´s I will graduate this year in Business Administra5on”. Her budget is approximately $1200 for the year.