Miss Rachel. An inspirational story from Belize to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Created out of the dreams of the previous government, the new settlement of Mahogany Heights was supposed to represent new hope and a new life for Belize City dwellers whose impoverished living conditions left them struggling to survive. A bureaucratic mess up regarding land rights and a change of government later, the now dilapidated village has an air of ghost towns past.  Over the past 5 years resident nurse, Rachel Vega, has set out to singlehandedly change this.

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