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"Silvia comes from a small community on the Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu. Her community is in a beautiful natural area, but unfortunately suffers from challenges like alcoholism, domestic violence and poverty. There is also no option to access secondary education in near her home, so in order to attend secondary school she was chosen to participate in the Sacred Valley Project in the town of Ollantaytambo. Sacred Valley Project provides housing and leadership programming to girls like Silvia. Silvia dreams of one day owning her own restaurant and opening a shelter for abandoned children from in and around her community. To accomplish these dreams she applied and was accepted to Mosqoy. She just began her studies in Hotel and Business Administration and continues to build her leadership skills. We are excited to see Silvia develop into a leader for positive change in her community. “Si te caes, levántate y seguir viendo tu futuro.” “If you fall down, get up and continue to look towards the future.”

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Silvia's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2018 Year Three
2017 Year Two
2016 Year One

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Gracias a los donantes por apoyarme para seguir con mis sueños, estoy muy agradecida. Para terminar mi carrera solo me falta un año y medio, ya empecé con mi ingles y estoy trabajando ya en hoteles.

Thank you to all donors for supporting me and [helping me] to continue [fulfilling] my dreams. I am so grateful. I have only one year and a half left of my studies and I recently started studying English [at the Khipu Institute, where I study]. I have also started working in a hotel.
Hola, bueno, estos últimos meses conseguí mis prácticas. Estoy haciendo mis prácticas en el hotel Sumaq Illary y estoy en el área de housekeeping y atención al cliente. Las áreas que me gustan en este semestre son reservas y agencias de viajes fueron súper bien. Porque me encanto mucho, estoy muy feliz porque cada día aprendo nuevos temas más. También soy parte de Q’ente, soy la encargada de hacer reuniones en las comunidades de Parobamba y Pitukiska. Estoy muy feliz con las personas que confían en mí. Gracias a los donantes poder cumplir con mis sueños y metas.

Hello, well, in these last few months I have gained some work experience in a hotel called Sumaq Illary and I am working in the following areas: housekeeping and customer service. This semester, I have really enjoyed studying reservations and tourism agencies. As I like them so much, I am very happy that I am learning new things each day. Also, I am now part of Q’ente [Mosqoy’s textile program]. I am responsible for running the community meetings in the communities of Parobamba and Pitukiska. I am very happy with those who trust me. Thanks to donors, I am able to fulfil my dreams and goals.
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