P-4024

College Scholaships

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Project Description

Country: Guatemala

Location: Santa Lucia Milpas Altas

Total Budget: $2,000

Areas of Focus: Basic education and literacy, Community economic development

Activity Type: Education: Scholarship

Summary: Five college scholarships to qualifying students in the Santa Lucia Milpas Altas area, near Antigua, Guatemala promisingly to restart their own business


Rotary EClub of San Diego Global wants to award 5 scholarships ($400 each) to qualified students continuing their college education the school year 2021-22 in Guatemala. These students are the first in their respective families to finish high school and attend the first year of college. The funds will go to admission fees and tuition. Other contributions to their education, including internet access, transportation, and books, will be supplied from a group of women who are members and friends of RECGSD.

Four students are attending the Universidad Rafael Landivar in Antiguan, studying business administration, and one, Universidad Mariano Galvez de Guatemala in Guatemala City, studying engineering.

Guatemala was hard hit by the pandemic and is slow getting vaccinations and their economy back. These students had a thriving tourism business before the pandemic. They will, no doubt, bounce back with the advantage of a college education, creating a positive future for themselves, their families and their community. They will help build Guatemala's middle class being the future leaders in rebuilding an economy with needed business and engineering skills.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: E-Club of San Diego Global

Primary Contact: Maureen Duncan

Email: mvduncan@sbcglobal.net

Project Status

Fully Pledged
This project is "Fully Pledged". This means the amount of the pledges is equal to the total budget of the project. Now the project needs to be finalized and go through the club signature process. This process gets started on the administration page.

Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

E-Club of San Diego Global (5340)

15-Jul-21

$1,000

$1,000

$2,000

Total

$1,000

$1,000

$2,000

DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

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History Log Entries

15-Jul-21

by Maureen Duncan

System Entry: Creation of project page.

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