Novio College Loan Fund

My friend, Carolina, lives in Colombia and wishes to marry soon. Her fiancé has graduated college and wishes to pursue a career in psychology. Unfortunately, because of COVID and other circumstances beyond their control, there are no jobs to be had. The fiancé (novio) is currently unemployed but getting some tutoring hours. Carolina has been studying to be an administrative assistant. She is now taking temp jobs, as she is able. Together they are unable to earn enough to keep up with the $2.60 daily interest on the student loan. They live in a small studio apartment with their only appliance being a small stovetop, no oven, no washing machine, no table or chairs. Carolina works hard every day to make a nice home. She is working 12 hr days currently. She washes clothes by hand, goes to “mercado” twice monthly for the food that will last to the next payday. She cares for her paraplegic brother and helps her other siblings and mother with their necessities. Carolina has a heart of gold and never thinks of only herself. She works tirelessly to make a better life. And.... she gives of her time to teach Spanish to language partners such as myself. Please help ease the financial strain of their impossible student loan burden. Mi amiga Carolina vive en Colombia y desea casarse pronto. Su prometido se graduó de la universidad y desea seguir una carrera en psicología. Desafortunadamente, debido a COVID y otras circunstancias fuera de su control, no hay trabajos disponibles. El prometido (novio) trabaja muchas horas 6 días a la semana en un centro de llamadas de “telecomunicaciones”, y Carolina ha estado estudiando para ser asistente administrativa durante muchos meses. Pronto comenzará su pasantía. Juntos no pueden ganar lo suficiente para pagar el interés diario de $ 2.60 del préstamo estudiantil. Viven en un pequeño apartamento tipo estudio cuyo único electrodoméstico es una pequeña estufa, sin horno, sin lavadora, sin refrigerador. Carolina trabaja duro todos los días para hacer un hogar agradable. Lava la ropa a mano, va al "mercado" dos veces al mes por la comida que durará hasta el próximo día de pago. Ella cuida a su hermano parapléjico y ayuda a sus otros hermanos y a su madre con sus necesidades. Carolina tiene un corazón de oro y nunca piensa solo en sí misma. Ella trabaja incansablemente para tener una vida mejor. Y ... ella da de su tiempo para enseñar español a compañeros de idiomas como yo. Por favor ayude a aliviar la tensión financiera de su imposible carga de préstamos estudiantiles.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jay Guthrie 
Organizer
Lindale, TX
Carolina Restrepo 
Beneficiary
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