Eunice Cristel Marroquín studies in the Hotel Management and Gastronomy technical degree program at the Universidad Rafael Landivar (URL).  Cristel first learned about the Advance Program through her participation in the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program called, Grupo de Jovenes Constuctores.  The program provides support to youth between the ages of 16 and 24, that is unemployed and out of school.  The program offers job placement services, support…

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On October 17, 2017, the USAID Advance Program hosted a public event – “The Challenge of Technical Tertiary Education: Offerings, Barriers, and Opportunities” – at the Marriott Hotel in Guatemala City to share the results of its recent Study of Barriers to Access and Completion and to sign memorandums of understanding with three Guatemalan universities.…

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