Team USA is made up of 2 mentors and 10 girls [middle row, left to right]: Ericka (Mentor), Ana, Naomi, Yerelin, Ashley, Amber and Merlyn (mentor) and [front row, left to right] Nataly, Yaquelin, Rossy, Pamela and Kimberly . The are from Colinas, Ciudad Quetzal.
• 40% of the girls are behind in school or not studying this year
• 30% of the girls do not have their fathers present in their lives
• 90% do not feel safe outside their homes
• 60% have friends or family abusing drugs or alcohol