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Featured Graduate: Marlon Antonio Trujillo, Class of 2011


Marlon Trujillo with diploma

Business Administration, UCAN Léon 2011

Raised in a remote, impoverished community in eastern Nicaragua, Marlon was the first to graduate from high school in his entire community. Through the financial support of Help Educate, Marlon graduated May 2010 with a BA in Business Administration. He is now fully employed by World Vision, monitoring the health of 380 children. Demonstrating the success of our program, he is now supporting his family and paying tuition for his younger sister to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree.

Marlon’s goal is to pursue a Master’s degree and open his own business. He continues to support his local Help Educate selection committee and promote education.