Category Archives: Guatemala

Monica is joined by her parents during a Starfish mentoring session. Monica wants to pursue a teaching degree following her high school graduation.

Follow Six STF Scholars as They Begin High School in Guatemala!

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(Above photo: Monica is joined by her parents during a Starfish mentoring session. Monica wants to pursue a teaching degree following her high school graduation.) “Las Hormiguitas” (the ants), a mentorship group that includes six She’s The First scholars in Continue reading

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Irma Ruth, STF Scholar in Guatemala, Is Going to Law School!

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While we’re in the midst of award season here in the US, we have quite a few She’s the First Scholars deserving awards of their own for their incredible achievements. Our very own Irma Ruth, a student with Starfish One Continue reading


Adventures in Colorado with Maria Yolanda: A Starfish One by One Graduate!

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One of our STF scholars from Starfish One by One in Guatemala recently graduated and has the unique opportunity to work at Starfish One by One at their headquarters in Colorado. As a quick reminder, Maria Yolanda and her twin Continue reading


Resiliency and Starfish One by One: Irma’s Story

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Irma, a She’s the First scholar, shines as a beacon of resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to rebound or spring back to normal after facing some obstacle that changes your position in life. In order to be resilient, you have Continue reading


Challenges, Obstacles and Resiliency in Guatemala

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  Have you ever thought about just how important sponsoring girls’ education is? She’s the First is helping out in a huge way by supporting girls all over the world as they obtain an education. Each of our partner schools Continue reading

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STF Scholar Mirla Gets Top Grades This Quarter

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Remember back in high school when every quarter the school would publish a list of students who made the honor roll? Guatemala is no different, and our very own Starfish student, Mirla, earned top grades this past quarter! Since we’ve Continue reading

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Dolores from Guatemala Learns about Health and Nutrition

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One thing She’s the First has been busy with in the last few months has been the Run the World campaign, our spring fundraising campaign set to encourage fitness, healthy living, and sticking to your goals. While we’ve been training Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Micaela, a Student in Guatemala

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She’s the First donors and volunteers have the distinct opportunity to get to know what student and home life is like in other countries. Check out this firsthand account from Micaela, a 7th-grader in Guatemala. This is a direct account Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Milsa

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Meet Milsa, one of the student leaders in Guatemala and one of our very own She’s the First sponsored girls.  She is 15 years old and lives at home with her mom, dad, and her four siblings in a small Continue reading

The Importance of Mentors at Starfish One by One

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Many powerful females have repeated quoted the importance of mentors. Mentors are there to guide, give advice, change your perspective and push you to succeed. And mentors aren’t just limited to the professional world; their influence can be useful in Continue reading

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