Belize’s few institutions of higher learning are much too expensive for impoverished students and are located in larger cities such as Belize City or San Ignacio. This situation is especially difficult for high school graduates who live in remote areas such as the Belize/Guatemala border town on Benque Viejo.
This project will provide scholarships for eight impoverished students, enabling them to receive a quality college education — an achievement that would otherwise be unattainable. A gift from you will not only pay for the scholarships but will also help fund operational costs plus salaries and housing for the teachers.
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Our mission is to mobilize the global Catholic Church to transform the poor and their communities materially and spiritually for the glory of Jesus Christ. Your gift empowers us to serve the poorest of the poor by channeling life-changing aid through an international network of dioceses, parishes and Catholic missionaries. This cost-effective approach helps break the cycle of poverty and advance Catholic evangelization.
When you select an aid project, your donation to that project will be used to cover any expenditures for the project incurred through June 30, 2022, the close of our ministry's fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the project, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry.