What We Do Success Stories

Our participants each have unique stories about how they discovered Project ARRIBA and how participation in the program changed their life. The commonalities among them are their tenacious spirit, desire to improve their families’ standards of living, a willingness to persevere, and a commitment to succeed.

Success Stories
Leslie Rodarte
Leslie Rodarte
Training Provider
Texas Tech
Career Field
RN, BSN
Annual Salary
61,500
Quote from Case Manager

Since she walked through the doors of Project ARRIBA, her determination to succeed shined through. Her greatest strength? Not believing in giving up. Her journey was not an easy one, but she definitely proved her strength time and time again. I am so honored to be part of her journey.

- Priscilla Estrada
Quote from Participant

I can finally help my mom and I’m pretty sure that my dad is very proud of me. This will also give me the opportunity to give back to my community. So, thank you Project ARRIBA. Thank you, Ms. Priscilla, for helping me make my dream come true of becoming a nurse.

Itzel Ramos
Itzel Ramos
Training Provider
EPCC
Career Field
Registered Nurse
Annual Salary
61,500
Quote from Case Manager

Itzel was an outstanding participant during her sponsorship in the program as she complied with policies and procedures. She was eager to learn as much as possible and always took initiative. I believe she is going to be a compassionate nurse who will provide excellent care to her patients.

- Vikki Rey
Quote from Participant

I am truly grateful to Project ARRIBA for all the support I received during my participation. I am now self-sufficient and have a great job, and I plan to continue with my education. None of this could have been possible without all support from funders that believed in me. Thank you!

Annette Silva
Annette Silva
Training Provider
UTEP
Career Field
RN BSN
Annual Salary
$60,000.
Quote from Case Manager

Annette Silva is a true warrior and a testament that when you really want something, you are going to have the GANAS to finish what you started. Annette is a true hero as a professional and as a human being.

- Mimi Duran
Quote from Participant

Project ARRIBA has been a blessing, and I am forever grateful for everything they have done for me.

Jesus Morales
Jesus Morales
Training Provider
EPCC
Career Field
Registered Nurse
Annual Salary
$166,400.00
Quote from Case Manager

Jesus is truly proof that no matter what life throws at you, goals can be reached and dreams can come true.

- Estela Flores
Quote from Participant

Anything is possible if you want it bad enough and work hard to reach your goals.