Project Schoolhouse is an organization run almost entirely by volunteers. In this newsletter, we’d like to celebrate the great work of Renata Aleman. As a volunteer for Project Schoolhouse Renata has been leading our social media for the past six months. Her frequent posts have led to a significant increase in our social media followers. Renata became aware of Project Schoolhouse through a mutual friend of our Executive Director, Selina Serna. Born in Nicaragua herself, Renata was impressed with Project Schoolhouse’s work and was motivated to volunteer. “After learning more about the work Project Schoolhouse does in Nicaragua I knew I wanted to help.” She was impressed by the “completely direct” impact Project Schoolhouse has on the quality of life of many Nicaraguan families and children in some of the most rural parts of the country; areas of the country without access to clean water or education. As a small child in the rural city of Niquinohomo, she experienced a lack of access to water. “We had access to water every other day. I know that having water even in a limited access, is a privilege that many Nicaraguans do not have.”
While Renata began as a volunteer with the organization, we are happy to announce that she will be taking on the role of Development and Communications Coordinator and has relocated to Austin from Pittsburgh, PA. In her own words, “I cannot wait to dig deep and help the organization grow even further.”
Welcome to Austin, Renata!
Renata can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org