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30 Jan
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Reflections: Half the Sky

For anyone who keeps up with Nicholas Kristof’s journalism, some of the stories that he brings up in the book will be very familiar and the topics certainly will not come as a surprise. I especially enjoyed learning more about Edna Adan, a bold and compassionate woman from Somaliland who I had read about a […]

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29 Jan
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Why Opportunity Means Everything to Me

I can think of few authors that could open Adelante’s Book of the Month Club better than Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. While their work doesn’t focus on Latin America, their arguments align closely with the principles upon which Adelante was founded. Like Kristof and WuDunn, Adelante upholds the idea that the greatest barrier between […]

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25 Jan
  • By Eve Dolkart
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She’s the Boss: Celebrating Honduran Women’s Day with Elena of Adelante

Elena has a laugh so positively joyful that it is impossible not to join in. Her humor and immense spirit has allowed her to improve upon her business skills and provide for her family. Elena began with Adelante in 2009, when she started a small lunch stand near her village’s soccer field. With Adelante funds, […]

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