Scholarship Program 2019

2019 Scholarship Project

This post describes a scholarship project that the Pro-Moskitia Foundation supported during 2019. The long Name of the Project was, "Economic management of educational training processes for low-income adolescents and youth of the indigenous communities of Puerto Cabezas". The project provided economic aid to adolescents and young people attending school in the City of Bilwi, Puerto Cabezas.

Justification for the project

Many adolescents and young people from low-income families and children of single mothers wish to continue their education. Many of these students drop out of school due to lack of school supplies, footwear or clothing. In some cases, some teenage girls have been known to be manipulated by people who say they have money and who promise to help them financially. In other cases, adolescent children are forced to drop out of school because of bad influences or to work and support their parents.

Many of these adolescents and young people, especially girls, maintain high grade-point averages in school. But it is necessary to motivate them with gestures of solidarity by supporting them, not only economically, but also emotionally and morally. This program was designed with a follow-up mechanism so that their educational performance and moral motivation does not diminish. With this gesture, we contribute, not only to the educational training of adolescents and young people, but in forging their future.

Project objectives

The overall objective is to guarantee educational training for low-income adolescents and young people from indigenous communities in Puerto Cabezas and Waspam.

The specific objectives of the project was to contribute to the strengthening of the educational processes for adolescents and young people of scarce resources from indigenous communities and to provide them with didactic materials or uniforms or cash. An objective was to motivate adolescents and young people emotionally and morally through a mechanism of accompaniment and to contribute financially to the educational training of the targeted adolescents and young people. Monthly meetings were used to monitor and follow-up the educational process. Twice monthly sessions were used to teach traditional crafts using virtual media. your text here...