Children Teach Lilly Volunteer Valuable Lessons

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Children Teach Lilly Volunteer Valuable Lessons

by David Marbaugh
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Single with no kids, a Lilly #volunteer learned valuable life lessons potty training 15 one-year-olds in Peru. http://bit.ly/1bXqGpS

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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 11:00am

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Minnie Guizano was raised to appreciate the value of a good education—both inside and outside the classroom. “My mom, a teacher, told us that the things you don’t learn in school you learn from traveling.”

Her love for travel and a passion to teach and give back to others motivated Minnie to apply for the Connecting Hearts Abroad program. “When I found out that I had been randomly selected as one of the lucky ambassadors for 2012, I was thrilled and thankful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” 

Minnie volunteered with a government program that serves children from some of the poorest neighborhoods in Peru. Single with no kids, Minnie was tasked with teaching and potty training 15 one-year-olds. 

Read more about how potty training one-year-olds inspired Minnie.

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Connecting Hearts Abroad | Corporate Responsibility | Eli Lilly and Company | Health & Healthcare | Lilly | community service | volunteer

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