Grant Recipients 2019Project funding through Steven Roth Memorial Grant Program
Following are the recipients of a grant under the Steven Roth Memorial Grant Program of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship. For more information, see the Grant page.
Monika Burkholder, MS
Semilla, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Monika Burkholder is an art therapist in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia who works with people suffering from trauma, grief and loss, attachment, and life transitions. She has conversational Spanish ability and desires to become more completely fluent in Spanish in order to serve the large immigrant population around Harrisonburg. To perfect her communication skills and cultural competency, Monika is planning to study and serve for three weeks through the CASAS program at Semilla, the Anabaptist seminary in Guatemala City. This will include two days per week of hands-on practicum in a mental health clinic.