Anthony P.

Anthony P.


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More About Me

Community: Caliaj
Grade: 6th
Birthday: 2/12/2008
Favorite Subject: Language, Mathematics, English

Dream: Expert agronomist

Biography: My name is Anthony, I am from Caliaj Tecpán. I am 12 years old and in the 6th grade in my community. At school I like to study my books, to play the flute and do my homework. My favorite classes are mathematics, English and language. In my free time I like to play soccer with my friends and do homework. Sometimes I go to work harvesting milpa in the field on my father’s land. He is dedicated to agriculture. My mother is a housewife and and is in charge of all of the household chores. She also is dedicated to making güipiles. My parents believe a lot in education but my sisters were not able to continue studying due to a lack of economic resources. Now they make güipiles for a living. I want to continue studying because I want to graduate and become an expert agronomist. If I have a degree it will bring me new work opportunities.

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