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Emily Francona is the coordinator of a signature service project called Let’s Leave No Girl Behind (LLNGB) sponsored by Rotary E-Club of the State of Jefferson, District 5110. She recently traveled to Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala’s (AAV) Maya Jaguar Educational Center...

May 28, 2019

Making an impact

As the new coordinator of a signature service project called Let’s Leave No Girl Behind (LLNGB) sponsored by Rotary E-Club of the State of Jefferson, District 5110, I was excited about the opportunity to see for myself how the project is making an impac...

November 16, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Isabel Ramirez studies in northwestern Guatemala. She is an excellent student who loves to learn. At school she serves as a student council representative and a leader and mentor to other young girls. Isabel works in the cardamom and coffee farms as a...

October 16, 2018

While browsing in a jade shop in Antigua in 2003, Fran Lenski, picked up a flyer with a photograph of an impoverished Mayan girl on the front. Its headline, The Maya Need You, resonated with him, so he folded the flyer and put it in his pocket. 

“When I returned home to...

September 17, 2017

She sat on a low wooden stool in the darkened kitchen of her family’s crudely constructed hut, garbed in her own hand woven exquisitely detailed blouse that seemed to shimmer with its fine jewel-like patterns in the shadows. Maria lives with her parents and seven siste...

August 8, 2017

The dusty mountain road stretched ahead.  I could see up ahead that it was blocked again, this time with a frayed rope hung across it, unlike the rusty chain I’d encountered at the last guard post a few miles back.   If I was counting correctly, this would be the sixth...

April 11, 2016

Adopt-a-Village founder and president Frances Dixon is featured in the Grants Pass Daily Courier on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

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