Margarita is one of the 31 entrepreneurs in our 2017 Women’s Empowerment Project. This is her first year participating. She lives and works in San Ramón and is the mother of a 13-year-old son. Margarita runs a convenience store out of her mother's home.

We are happy to introduce you to one of our newest employees: Katherine Cornejo Mena!

Ever since I was young, I wanted to be a doctor. When I played pretend with my friends, I was always the doctor. I always wanted to help other people with what little I knew back then and now I know a little more.

Andrea CarolinaBlogAndrea Carolina is a 5 year old Pre-K student at the center this year. She lives with her mom and has two brothers and sisters. 

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Programa Velasco

P.O. Box 601
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Tel: (331) 481-6517