Category Archives: Scholarships

Letters from scholarship recipients studying amid the pandemic (PROGRESO)

Today we want to share letters from Celina and Ercilia. Celina, from the Agua Caliente community, is in her fifth year of Modern Languages at the National University. Ercilia, from Marianella, is in her fourth year of English at the Universidad Tecnológica. We think it is important to showcase the realities people face in the […]

2020 Scholarship recipients / Becarias y becarios de 2020 en San Vicente

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Today, a new group of young people signed an agreement with the scholarship program of CRIPDES San Vicente. These young folks were chosen by the community boards to receive a partial scholarship that will help them to finish their high school, this is specially important this year when the school packages […]

Izcanal le da cobertura al programa de becas en San Vicente

“El objetivo es ayudar a las personas que habían sido movilizadas forzosamente por la guerra hacia diferentes países, ya sea Honduras o Nicaragua, CRIPDES era como un intermediario para retornar nuevamente al país” indicó José Alfredo López miembro de CRIPDES San Vicente. Además menciona ¿Por qué? CRIPDES busca ayudar a los jóvenes a través del […]

Midyear review with scholarship recipients / evaluación de medio año del programa de becas en San Vicente

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO) Last thursday, Alfredo Lopez, youth promoter in CRIPDES San Vicente, led another workshop with the beneficiaries of the scholarship program. Since this was the midyear session, they took the opportunity to evaluate the work done so far. There was a summary of the lessons learned and the promoter asked for feedback from […]

Meet the new scholarship recipients in San Vicente / Conozca a las y los nuevos becarios de San Vicente

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO) In 2018, several youth from our program graduated from high school. This year new people were elected to take their place by the boards of the beneficiary communities. The young folks that are receiving a small amount that helps with their transportation or educational material are: NOMBRE 1 Maria Jose Panameño 2 […]

New scholarship recipients in San Vicente / Nuevas becarias y becarios en San Vicente

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Yesterday, new young men and women attended Cripdes San Vicente’s meeting to become new scholarship recipients. They are taking the places of those who graduated last year. They were accompanied by their relatives and, in some cases, by community board members. The three of them signed an agreement that states that […]

CRIPDES Sur scholarships / Becas de CRIPDES Sur

(En español abajo) On November 22nd, the coordinator team of the Scholarship program of CRIPDES Sur La Libertad carried out the last meeting and disbursement of the scholarship for the fifteen scholarship recipients from different communities of the south area of La Libertad. During the meeting, the team took time to make a general evaluation […]

Last assembly of 2018 in San Vicente / Asamblea final de 2018

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Yesterday, Alfredo Lopez facilitated the last assembly for the scholarship recipients of San Vicente. Besides evaluating the second semester of the year, they created groups in which the attendees (alongside parents or responsible persons) gave their opinions on the positive and negative aspects, things to improve and lessons learned. Thirteen of […]

Sistering Assembly at CCR /Asamblea de hermanamientos en CCR

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Last saturday I had the opportunity to participate in the sistering assembly held by CCR. Ana facilitated a participative workshop in which all participants reflected on grassroots organization and the role each participant has to play.     During the last hour, I could meet with the beneficiaries of the CCR’s […]