Karen Ruiz

Karen is 19 years old and from Honduras. She was born in San Pedro Sula and graduated from high school there. Besides being a BECA teacher, Karen is pursuing her undergraduate degree in Industrial Chemistry from the National Autonomous University of Honduras. Karen loves music and singing. She studied piano at the Allegro Academy in San Pedro Sula. Since 2014, Karen has worked with children, especially at her church. She is a very active church member, participating in activities such as church camps, retreats, picnics, congresses, and helping with the logistics of the ministry. Karen is positive that learning and speaking English is a door to better opportunities for Honduran children. She truly believes in BECA's mission and program.