“La Pedrera” – FACTS
La Pedrera Community Project in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala started in 1995 with 13 children. This year, the program will start offering scholarships to students to attend La Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala. This is a big step forward because parents are asking for higher education scholarships to the project. We are hoping that in five years the first students will be graduating. The program will start in 2013.
|Opened:||Project La Pedrera began in 1995 with 13 students.|
|Graduates:||19 students (5 girls and 11 boys) have graduated the program since 2006.|
|Cost:||Participation in the program costs $250.00 per student. The fee covers: |
|Waiting List:||The program provides support with homework to 60 students who are waiting for sponsorship and admittance into the program.|
|Administration:||Casa Xelaju administers the program. All administrative costs are paid out of the Casa Xelaju budget, including: |