Facts and Figures

Ricardo & Susana Cordero with the local committee and scholars from Guatemala, March 2015
Key figures (all amounts in USD) Perú Kolumbien El Salvador Guatemala Total
Start of country program 1994 1996 2006 2007  
Successful graduates since start of country program 632 181 94 28 985
Scholars 2016 88 45 26 10 169
New scholars 2017 45 6 13 8 72
Graduates 2017 43 7 13 2 65
Leavers 2017 1 0 4 0 5
Scholars 2017 89 44 22 16 171
Number of payers of the "Compromiso de Honor" 2017 209 13 24 14 260
Total scholarship investments in 2017 394'554* 85'470 109'901* 91'746 681'671
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" 2017 141'413 4'073 9'890 935 156'311
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" since start 1'849'803 90'003 35'149 4'189 1'979'144

 * Thereof USD 279'190 (Perú) and USD 108'351 (El Salvador) financed by the foundation

Key figures (consolidated, all amounts in USD)  
Scholars 2017 171
Successful graduates since start of program (1994) 935
% of scholars who complete studies successfully since start 96%
% of scholars who immediately after graduation in 2017 found employment 96%
% of scholars who after graduation in 2017 work in their country 94%
% of donation that directly benefits the beneficiaries 94%
Average cost per scholar per year 4'500
Average cost for full-time study 21'000
Average budget for scholarships per year ca. 700'000
Current cost of local committees (related to scholarships) ca. 44'000
Repayments of scholarships through the "Compromiso de Honor" since start ca. 2 Mio.

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