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Education is the Pathway out of Poverty

by Andrea Rodriguez “The young population [in Belize] continues to be the most vulnerable, hit by unemployment and most affected by limited opportunities.” The above quote is a summary of a Belize Labor Force Market Survey that was conducted in 2012.  It’s a harsh reality…

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24 Mar 2014 Posted by Keith Casey Cobell in Stories no comments

A Step Closer to Dreams Realized

by Andrea Rodriguez Do you remember what it felt like sitting a major exam? Probably cramming the night before, a bit nervous, sweaty palms and perhaps some butterflies all mixed in one. Today 4th year high school students from all over the country took the…

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12 Mar 2014 Posted by Keith Casey Cobell in Stories no comments

Franklin’s Story

by Roy Goble Below is a letter I call the must read story of the year.  The author, Franklin, is a young man in the PathLight Sponsorship+ Program. I’ve had the honor of knowing Franklin for several years now, and his letter is one of the…

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05 Mar 2014 Posted by Keith Casey Cobell in Stories 1 comment

A Dying Father’s Wish

by Andrea Rodriguez “Let her take my place.” These words were spoken by Winter, a PathLight student in his 3rd year in high school.  He wanted his sister to get a chance to get an education and he knew that without a scholarship she wouldn’t…

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14 Jan 2014 Posted by Keith Casey Cobell in Stories no comments