Ana Maria is a 16 year old Mano Amiga Bello student in Medellín, Colombia. She is hard working and generous; always willing to help her mom around the house in addition to her schoolwork. In her own words, Mano Amiga Bello has formed her and changed her life, "
I know how important it is to study so that I can be successful and help support my family. Plus, with the school's help, my family was able to build our house!"