Delmy Maricela

Nickname: Mari

Hometown: Julupe, La Libertad

Major: Literature & Education

School: Pedagogical University of El Salvador

Time in Program: 3 years

Alum of: COAR Orphanage, Zaragoza

Praxis Experience: Tutoring middle school girls at the Siman Orphanage this year; has helped boys learn to read at the Emiliani Orphanage for the past two years.

In the Future: Plans to return to the countryside where she grew up to teach kids to read and write and hope to be able to support her younger brother, now in ninth grade, to finish his schooling.