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Waymaker Wednesday: Blanca

By Opportunity International


I met the father of my children. When I started a life with him, he began abusing me. He would hit, kick, and beat me. He would always say, “You will need me. You cannot live without me because a woman cannot live alone.” All those ideas had taken over in my head. I used to say, “It’s true. A woman needs a partner.”

Today I feel completely different. Women can survive on their own. As long as you keep your eye on the goal that you have decided to fight for, you will get there. I am the boss. I am the woman capable of achieving anything I set out to accomplish. 

Narration by Blanca, an Opportunity International client in Nicaragua.

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