CLAUDIA JIMENEZ CASTILLO
Law 2nd year

Her story
Claudia was awarded a scholarship from Spain at 12 years old to the Canadian Baptist school in the city of La Paz. She struck out on her own from Mocomoco to La Paz where she lived alone for a year, indicating a high desire to succeed despite the difficulties. In her last year in high school she was ranked third in her graduating class. She is the third of five children, an entrepreneur and dreamer, and has wanted to be a lawyer since childhood. She is a very intelligent and “wide-awake” young woman.

ELVIRA MOLLOSTACA
Education. 2nd year

Her story
Elvira, a young woman possessed of a remarkable Vincentian simplicity, also lived alone in her first year of studies in La Paz. Her family is very humble but with hard work is moving forward. She is the oldest of six siblings. She’s an average student who is has shown herself capable of great sacrifice, hard work, and perseverance. She has a great desire to excel, and is doing so.

JHONY TICONA BENIQUE
Systems Engineering. 1st year

His story
Jhony studied civil engineering first year at the public university in the city of El Alto, then paused to perform military service. Has no father and the youngest of nine siblings. He currently lives in a room with a 14-year-old who has been awarded a scholarship to high school, acting as an “elder brother.” His desire to be an engineer and to get ahead is incredibly strong, and he succeeds despite not having support from his family.
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These three Study at the Salesian College in La Paz
Tuition 1.650 Bs por semestre, total: 3,300 Bs
Study materials: 2’000 Bs al año.
Each student/year: 5,300 Bs. For three/year: 15,900 Bs

IVAN YUJRA
Industrial Chemistry. 1st year

His story Ivan is the eldest of six children, now motherless. Ivan is the first student of the parish who passed the entrance examination to the prestigious public university in La Paz. He has the support of his father in his quest, a great sacrifice in this culture (he being the eldest son). Ivan is an earnest and responsible young man, with great ability.

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Ivan studies at UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR DE SAN ANDRÉS. LA PAZ. UMSA
Study materials: 2,000 Bs./year.
Total invested in 4 students/year: 17,900 Bs, (approx. $2,557)

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  1. BRAVO !! Keep up the great work ! cousin tricia

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