“…I am beginning to see the many opportunities of this online era, like meeting people of different cultures and countries, or to have remote conversations with my family and the people I care for”
My name is Diego, I’m 18 years old and am part of the residential program of Boys Hope Girls Hope Mexico (Ser y Crecer). My two brothers and I came to the program in August of 2011, back then I was 8 years old.
Adapting was complicated at first, but we got along with the other students and we liked what they offered us. We spent time with new people, and for us that was something different and special. I remember I took technology, sports, and music classes, and even others on values. A lot of people came to the residential program to share their knowledge with us. We went to art workshops in museums and some other great events. I was able to complete both Primary school and High school. On my last year of high school, I visited a Boys Hope Girls Hope affiliate in the USA, which motivated me to keep on studying.
Today, I realize that other students are maybe not having the same opportunity that I had when I was younger, because seeing a teacher online is not the same as face to face. I am having to face this obstacle now that I am studying remotely in a program for International Commerce at the Universidad Tec Milenio Campus Las Torres. The limitations of online classes teaches us a lot of responsibilities. We need to change the way to learn. But I am beginning to see the many opportunities of this online era, like meeting people of different cultures and countries, or to have remote conversations with my family and the people I care for. I am very grateful to Ser y Crecer for being there for me, to care for my personal and academic concerns and needs, and for helping me be a better person.
International Commerce Degree
Universidad Tec Milenio