In this blog, Damaris Alvarado-Rodriguez explains the strategies she uses to compensate ECE professionals in the manner they deserve.
When Nadine Ngouabe Dlodlo, a native of Cameroon, heard about the lack of affordable housing in Southwest Baltimore, she wanted to get involved. After a traditional bank turned her business plan down, she decided to go another route. When hearing about her vision to provide affordable housing to healthcare workers and single mothers in the area, as well as to revive a once bustling commercial strip…
In Damaris Alvarado-Rodriguez’s own words, she literally “bumped into” her career in childcare. It came on a day she met her daughter’s school counselor while doing work in her South Philly community. The counselor, usually on hand to deal with children’s crises, was going through one of her own with a newborn infant. She had no one to take care of the child as she returned to work.