Invest in the future of Latina mothers today so that they can lift themselves and their families out of poverty!
Every dollar raised will be an investment in job training, English classes, high school equivalency classes, and counseling for Latina immigrants.
My name is Ana Maria. I was born in Puerto Rico. I came with my family to live in Boston when I was eleven years old. I studied at Boston High School until eleventh grade. Then I dropped out because I wanted to get a job. I tried to enroll in a EDP Program, but I think I was not motivated enough to study. Later, I got married and had two children.
Years later, I start to looking for a school to finish high school, but I live in Brockton and in this city there is no Spanish HI-SET program. When my younger son was three years old, my sister in law told me about MUA. Obviously, I thought it was the time to continue with my education. I enrolled in the Spanish HI-SET program and in the ESOL Let's Get to Work! program. Both programs were very useful because I could enhance the quality of my native language, improve my English reading and writing skills and develop computer skills. Now, I am looking to enroll in nursing school. I feel I am a better mother because I can help my children with their homework and encourage them to be bilingual.