JANE E. RUTH is a retired nurse who worked forty-seven years in the medical field. She has lived in the Boquete area in Panamà for ten years with a second home in the United States.
As Secretary / Treasurer of Cleft of the Rock Ministries, Jane works with the Ngäbe people, mainly on the comarca.
Jane noticed that the Ngäbe had few books for
children and the older Ngäbe people often expressed the desire to retain their language. She has published a concept book CHALINA LA CERDITA CUENTA HASTA DIEZ EN NGÄBERE in 2021.
Jane likes to write, paint, and do crafts while attending her fourteen gardens.
Bella & Chantey is her first picture book which also involves Ngäbe Comarca.