Condor Trust for Education

Field Partner

Condor Trust's model emphasizes recognizing students as whole people with unique opportunities, challenges and aspirations. Scholarships benefit adolescents in Quito who are unable to afford school and play a vital role in breaking the cycle of poverty.

Location:
Ecuador
Partner Type:
Community Based Organization
Population served:
Adolescents from very low income families in Quito, Ecuador
Student selection criteria:
Need
Services provided:
Study center with academic support, extra classes, social support, career guidance and emergency health support.
TSF student promotion rate:
2015 - 100%
2014 - 100%
2013 - 100%

Condor Trust for Education is raising money for 24 students' school expenses. 23 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Sebastian

    84%

    Sebastian

    Ecuador

    Sebastian was born in Loja in the south of Ecuador and lived for five years with his grandparents, while his parents went to other cities in search of work. For the last six months he's been living in Quito with his parents and his sister: the family has been re-united.

    School Year 2019

  • Alex

    100%

    Alex

    Ecuador

    Whenever you see a group of our students laughing and smiling, you can be sure that Alex is at the heart of it. He has a warm and attractive personality which means he makes friends easily, and his facility with words makes him a natural story-teller among any group he joins. As well as being popular, he is good at sports and interested in computers. His dream of graduating with a degree in computer studies, which he has held for several years, is ever nearer to becoming a reality. It makes his mother, who he is very close to, extremely proud: he will be the first university graduate in his extensive family.

    School Year 2017

  • Alexander

    100%

    Alexander

    Ecuador

    Alexander is a very intelligent boy - the best student in his class. He loves music and is learning to play the guitar. His teacher thinks he is very gifted at it. Alex lives with his parents and a younger brother. His parents are very keen for him to do well and they support him as much as they can. He is very mature for his age and takes life seriously.

    School Year 2019

  • Brenda

    100%

    Brenda

    Ecuador

    Brenda lives with her mother and two older siblings. Her mother struggles to support them through her low-paid work. She started to learn to play the violin in her primary school and is now continuing to have lessons through the Condor Trust. She loves playing the violin and would like to become a great violinist.

    School Year 2019

  • Manuel

    100%

    Manuel

    Ecuador

    Manuel is the second of five children. He lives with his mother, as his father has abandoned them. Manual couldn't go to school for two years because his mother couldn't afford it, so he is particularly happy to have the support of the Condor Trust and to be making up for lost time. He is a very responsible boy. His passion is playing the guitar. According to his mother he spends every moment he can practicing. His great dream at the moment is to go to Loja at Christmas. This is a town in the south of Ecuador where his grandparents live, and Manuel wants to play them some songs on his guitar.

    School Year 2019

  • Maryuri

    100%

    Maryuri

    Ecuador

    Maryuri lives with her father, mother and six year old sister. She is a bright girl with a keen sense of fun. She has recently begun to learn the guitar and loves to come to the lessons at the Condor Trust on Saturday mornings. Any other free time she likes to spend playing in the park. Maryuri is making good progress at school and is interested in lots of subjects, so she is finding it difficult to choose what she might like to do in the future.

    School Year 2018

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