June 2019: We are sorry to announce that Blessing did not complete the 2018-2019 school year. She was recruited by a dance group and she now travels with the group through out Liberia dancing at programs and functions. Mariner & Natasha, thank you for your sponsorship and giving your student a gift of education.
2018: Meet Blessing Y. Gono, who has been generously sponsored by Mariner Hernandez. Natasha Kavalauskas Hernandez. She is 10 years old and in the 1st grade this year. She lives in Gono Town, Liberia with her grandmother. Blessings’s parents had abandoned her for the last 3 years. She’s living with her grandmother who is unemployed and couldn’t afford to send her to school on a regular basis. She hopes to be a nurse when she grows up.