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 Elena / Katerin / Bertha / Luis Carlos / Wilberto / Liangys

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 was the only one who passed the entrance exam of the University of Cartagena. We have already said before that this exam is extremely difficult to pass and that the university only accepts 10% of all registrations. Given the socio-economic background of Luz Eneidis and the fact that the quality of her education is far behind what the well-off children receive, this means that Luz Eneidis has had to work extremely hard to achieve this. Biology is her passion and she is fascinated by everything that lives on planet earth. She is studying Biology at the University of Cartagena and would like to specialize in marine biology. Within the foundation Luz Eneidis, together with Edwin (Environmental Technology), Luz Elena (Accountancy) and Liangys (Physical Education), organizes many activities in the field of personal and educational development, environmental education and other recreational activities. They are guided in this by Benjamin, Hilda and Rosita. Please donate to make this possible.

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. Please donate to make this possible.

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. Please donate to make this possible.

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 a 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. Please donate to make this possible.

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. She recently obtained her secondary school diploma and would love 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. To improve the quality of life of her community, she would like to like to use her time and skills to help the people in her community and around the world.
Currently, we are looking for the means to help Bertha study Health Administration go to University. Please donate to make this possible.

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. Please donate to make this possible.

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. go to university. Please donate to make this possible.

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. Please donate to make this possible.

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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