Meet our students

Our students are the heart of the organization

We are currently working with 8 youngsters between the ages of 16 and 19, who have defined their “life project” with the help of our team. Our youngsters are enrolled in university and study a wide range of inspiring subjects. Additionally, they organize monthly activities developed from university education which allows them to grow personally and to generate growth in their communities. We work together with their families to improve family relationships and encourage dialogue as a tool for communication and conflict resolution.

Luz Eneidis

Luz Eneidis is the organizational talent of the team. She gets everything arranged, is incredibly disciplined and can effortlessly do 10 things at the same time. During her exam year she passed the entrance exam of the University of Cartagena on the first try. This exam is extremely difficult to pass and the university only accepts 10% of all registrations. At this moment she is studying Biology and she would like to specialize in marine biology. Within the foundation Luz Eneidis is envolved in many activities in the field of personal and educational development, environmental education and other recreational activities. Donate to help Luz Eneidis achieve her goals.

Katerin

Katerin is an observant and reflective 18 year old who knows exactly what the youth in her community need to be able to develop well emotionally and physically. Alongside of that, she is aware of the negative effects of the high underemployment rate in her community. She dreams of obtaining triple degree so that she can tackle both issues. Psychology to cater to the psychological needs of her community members and Tourism to create more employment opportunities. Interestingly, she decided to start with nursing first. Currently, we are looking for the means to help Katerin  finish her nursing degree. Donate to help Katarin achieve her goals.

Edwin

Edwin is a 17 old who cares deeply about the environment and its wellbeing. He is very passionate, organized and loves to see his environment thrive. Edwin dreams of tackling the absence of garbage collection in his community and about spreading the message of the importance of caring for your environment. Currently, we are looking for the means to help Edwin study Environmental Engineering.. Donate to help Edwin achieve his goals.

Luz Elena

Luz Elena is a hard working 18 year old who is very loyal and professional in everything that she does. Just like her fellow participants, she too wants to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of her community. Her dream is to manage various projects and organizations and therefore bring structure and stability in everything that happens around her. She is now studying Accountancy with a side interest in Business Administration and Civil Engineering. Currently, we are seeking the means to help Luz Elena finish her study. Donate to help Luz Elena achieve her goals.

Bertha

Bertha is a caring 18 year old and is passionate about everything that has to do to with dancing and making people’s life better. Curently she studies to obtain a degree in Social Sciences and Health. Having a mother who is hearing impaired, Bertha learned from a young age the importance of being able to communicate well. Since it is very difficult to find good health facilities in her community, Bertha has often felt very frustrated that her mother could not get the help that she needed. Donate to help Bertha achieve her goals.

Luis Carlos

Luis Carlos is a hardworking 18 year old who wants to improve his life and the ones around him. Although he has many talents and loves to organize various activities, he is the most passionate about dentistry and oral health and would like to obtain a degree in this field. Currently, we are looking for the means to help Luis Carlos finish his study. Donate to help Luis Carlos achieve his goals.

Wilberto

Wilberto is a 17 year old who likes to emphasize how responsible, caring and funny he is. He enjoys dancing and will always go the extra mile to cheer someone up. Wilberto cares a great deal about his environment and especially the animals. Therefore, he would like to study veterinary and psychology and social work as a second option. Currently, we are looking for the means to help Wilberto finish his study. Donate to help Wilberto achieve his goals.

Liangys

Liangys is ”the mother” in our project and has a talent for organizing and managing all sorts of activities. She is the only who is already a parent, and dreams of creating growth opportunities in her community so that her son can safely focus on his future. Since Liangys cares a great deal about minimizing teenage pregnancies in her community, she chose this as her personal project that she will work on while she forms part of our project. Currently, we are looking for possibilities to help Liangys go to University. Donate to help Liangys achieve his goals.

Yulineth

Yulineth is a 17-year-old girl. She is a cheerful and sociable person. From a young age she hoped to study medicine because she wants to be able to help the community and the most vulnerable people. Yulineth is a disciplined person with great teamwork skills. Donate to help Yulineth achieve her goals.

Sara

Sara is a 17-year-old girl who is very committed and responsible with what she does. She is disciplined, likes to collaborate and is really keen to start her university studies and to be able to contribute to the development of her community. She is interested in studying English literature in order to become an English teacher, create beautiful projects and to travel around the world. Donate to help Sara achieve her goals.

Fiana

Fiana is a 20-year-old girl who is currently studying International Business at the Comfenalco Technological University. She dreams of being an entrepreneur to create more job opportunities in her community. She is a participative person, with great leadership skills who likes teamwork. Her goal is to finish her studies so she can help her family and also help those in need. Donate to help Fiana achieve her goals.

Yusethis

Yusethis is a 20-year-old girl who has known the foundation’s project since the beginning and has been a volunteer on several occasions. She is currently studying Health Services Administration and wants to improve the health care services in her community. Yusethis is a responsible, creative and persevering person. Donate to help Yusethis achieve her goals.

Juan David

Juan David is an enthusiastic 17-year-old boy who has great ambition to start his professional studies and to improve his quality of life. Juan David would like to study (Environmental) Law since this subject really concerns him and would love to be able to teach within his community how to take care of the environment. Donate to help Juan David achieve her goals.

Shirli

Shirli is a responsible and committed 20 year old charismatic young woman. She has always been interested in the subject of health and that is why she wants to study Physiotherapy. Her goal is to finish her university studies, practice her profession and contribute to the improvement of her environment and that of her community. Donate to help Shirli achieve her goals.

Mari Judith

Mari Judith is an 18-year-old girl who aims to start her university studies and thus be able to improve her quality of life, that of her family and that of her community. Initially she wanted to study social work or psychology because from a very young age she has been a person with great abilities to listen and talk about the problems of the people in her community in order to help them find solutions. Now she is going to study law in order to advocate for the rights of her community.  Donate to help Mari Judith achieve her goals.

Mari Judith

Gleidis is a 18 year old girl who is very committed and responsible with what she does.  She finished secondary school in 2018 and is excited to go to university. Her wish is to complete a study in the health sector or accounting. With that knowledge she wants to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions in her community. It’s important for her to share her knowledge and to be an inspiration for other youngsters. Donate to help Gleidis achieve her goals.

Why do we invest in young people

According to the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (Unfpa), “when young people can claim their rights, they can constitute a powerful force for economic development and positive transformation. However, when there is not enough investment on them, they are highly vulnerable. “

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