Going to school is the basis for education. The Condor Trust gives financial help to cover all the areas not provided by the state:
Many problems can prevent students going to school or learning effectively, so, if necessary, we also provide:
We are currently supporting 50 students in the capital, Quito, and a small rainforest town, Puyo. Our aim is to help young people who are desperate to study and who are committed to improving their lives, whatever their area of interest may be. We do not select students on the basis of their academic performance. Students we have supported are now working in areas including:
Our support also has positive effects on the students’ families, typically making it possible for other brothers and sisters to go to school, for mothers to find more stable jobs and for the income and self-confidence of the whole family to grow.