Tania del Carmen Vellecillo Dominguez grew up with her grandparents, her older brother, younger brother and younger sister. Her father abandoned the family when she was a small girl. Her mother remarried a metal worker and lives nearby. Her grandfather, a security guard, supported her and her three siblings for most of their childhoods. In high school, Tania was a top student. Tania studied Business Administration at Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua, UPOLI. She worked hard at university, while helping with her younger siblings and cousins at home. Tania has great drive and potential to succeed. She has graduated and is now working as an administrator at Hospital Espana in Managua. She is in a position to dramatically improve the lives of her family members.