Born in the Bronx, Stephanie Frias knows what a tough neighborhood looks like. That’s why she’s keen on remembering her roots and finding ways to give back: "My dream is for everyone to remember the need to be thankful. Sometimes we forget the people who made us become who we are."
I grew up in Musokoto in Busia County as the first born in a family of seven. After completing my high school education in St. Francis, Makemo, I came to Nairobi to look for a job. A friend of mine who is a housekeeper in Kangemi told me about Kibondeni College of Catering and Hospitality Management.
Guided by St. Josemaría Escrivá’s passion for social development and the education of youth, the Metro Achievement Center opened its doors twenty-five years ago in the heart of Chicago’s inner city. Metro is one example among many social initiatives inspired by Opus Dei throughout the world.