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Bank Account Holder Name - Alphonse Guaymi Scholarship Fund
Your Bank Account Number - 2343 432 675 6765
Bank City - Panama.
Bank Full Name - Banco General de Panama.
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Alphonse Guaymi Scholarship Fund
51 Calle Oeste W., Panama, Rep de Panama Zona 6.
(Please mention in the check for which cause you are making your donation).
Our financial goal is to raise at least $200,000.00 USD by January 2017 to stabilize efforts to educate and to celebrate all of Panama’s peoples, particularly its native populations. The agenda is ambitious and includes improving the visibility, quality of life and access to health and education. The potential to have direct, positive impact on marginalized groups within the Isthmus is great.
Due to inadequate education and poor Spanish language skills members of this group are often unaware of their rights and fail to employ legal channels when threatened.
Like other indigenous groups the problem of child labor in agricultural areas also affects the Ngobe-Bugle. Migrant Ngobe-Bugle families leave their isolated reserves in search of income. During the harvest of sugar cane, coffee, bananas, melons, and tomatoes, farm owners often pay according to the volume harvested, leading many Ngobe-Bugle laborers to bring their young children to the fields to help with the work.
3 Ways To Help Today
With your help, and the help of other donors like you, we can continue increasing the number of scholarships we are able to award, offering and expanding the many support services we provide prospective students and their families and mobilizing the community to make education a top priority for every Ngäbe (Guaymi) family in Bocas del Toro.
2. Get involved
Be an active member of the Alphonse Guayimi Scholarship Fund so students can learn from you and your experience. Donate the supplies and resources the students need to succeed. Help Alphonse Guaymi Scholarship Fund reach more students who will need assistance to pay for their education.
The Alphonse Guaymi Scholarship Fund collaborates with churches, corporations, foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to give Ngäbe (Guaymi) students full access to the opportunities an education can provide.