Petrona Hernandez

Affectionately known to the students as “Mamita,” Petrona works with María Teresa to coordinate homestay families. A longtime resident and community leader in Colonia Máximo Jérez, Petrona networks with neighborhood security committees and other neighborhood initiatives. She regularly visits the homestay families and students and monitors access to the study center on weekends and hours.

Petrona Hernandez

SIT Study Abroad

Homestay Coordinator

NICARAGUA: Youth Culture, Literacy, and Media

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