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Belize is a country of 350,000 people, half of whom are under 18 years old. Of the students who attend elementary school, many do not complete their education on time and fewer still can afford to go on to high school.

Rise Up Belize! is working to change those realities through innovative programs that inspire change for good.

Our Passion and Purpose

Essay: Another Path to True Love

Joey Garcia believes true love is limitless. That’s why she embraces the world as her soul mate™. Her journey into a higher love was awakened in her native Belize.

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Meet Joey


When passion and professional experience collide, opportunity is born. For educator and counselor, Joey Garcia, the marriage of vocation and career is inspirational.

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