My name is Jose Luis Miranda. I’m 12 years old. I live in a place named. Xesuj near San Martin Jilotepeque. I have no father, he died when I was small. I live with my mother and my sister grandparents’ house because we don’t have own house. My mother work har but the money is not enough . It ‘s hard to for us all. I like to go at the school but my mother don’t have money to pay for me so I need a scholarship to continue studying..
My favorite class is mathematics. I want to become a accountant great in the future get a good job and to work hard to help to my mother and sister. So I will study so much to get good grades.
Laurie is the mother of seven and grandmother to five. She is a co-founder of Yuda Bands and helped develop most of the scholarship program during the year she spent living with her family in Guatemala. Having lived in three Latin American countries her heart is very close to the students in Guatemala.