Facts and Figures

Ricardo & Susana Cordero with the local committee and scholars from Guatemala, March 2015
Key figures (all amounts in USD, per December 2019) Perú Kolumbien El Salvador Guatemala Total
Start of country program 1994 1996 2006 2007  
Successful graduates since start of country program 714 203 112 40 1,069
Scholars 2018 71 43 10 23 147
New scholars 2019 47 11 32 3 93
Graduates 2019 35 11 4 14 64
Leavers 2019 2 1 6 1 10
Scholars 2019 81 42 32 11 166
Number of payers of the "Compromiso de Honor" 2019 243 14 23 10 290
Total scholarship investments in 2019 349,623* 172,244 70,615 143,065 735,547
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" 2019 201,266 6,045 11,805 1,229 220,345
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" since start 2,213,094 100,078 56,233 5,689 2,375,094

 * Thereof USD 224,738 (Perú) financed by the foundation

Key figures (consolidated, all amounts in USD)  
Scholars 2019 (includes Graduates 2019) 230
Successful graduates since start of program (1994) 1,069
% of scholars who complete studies successfully since start 94%
% of scholars who immediately after graduation found employment 93%
% of scholars who after graduation work in their country 94%
% of donation that directly benefits the beneficiaries 94%
Average cost per scholar per year 4,600
Average cost for full-time study 21,000
Average budget for scholarships per year approx. 740,000
Current cost of local committees (related to scholarships) approx. 44,000
Repayments of scholarships through the "Compromiso de Honor" since start approx. 2.4 mio

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