His Infinite Impact

It’s a little-known fact that in our early years we piloted a mentorship program for boys. While the program did not yield our desired results and was ultimately wound down, it did bring us Hector, who is now an accountant working with our operations team at the MAIA Impact School. Hector was one of the few who stayed in the program and graduated from high school. Hector is just 22 but is already proving his potential. He is well on his way to achieving MAIA’s four goals: lifelong learning, economic autonomy, a family on his terms, and empowered to empower.

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Meet the Mentors

Starfish mentors are a critical part of providing this comprehensive support. They get to know each Girl Pioneer, accompanying her at the familial, personal, and educational level through home visits, individual coaching sessions, and meetings with her Impact School educators. A mentor’s goal is to help each Girl Pioneer work through her emotions and teach her how to navigate challenges, while still working to achieve her goals.

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