The Aid and Education Project, Inc.
“ El Proyecto de Ayuda y Educación “
Programs for Women and Girls
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In many families in Guatemala, all the women are completely illiterate. However, due to death, desertion, or injury, it is now often those same women who must now support the family. However, they simply do not have the skills to do so.
Over the years our organization has received several grants to help alleviate the problem of education for women in Guatemala. We used the money to help women and girls continue or begin their education. Today, we have quite a few girls studying at the university level --- a real accomplishment when you consider that most of their mothers are functionally illiterate.
The lack of education among women