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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.
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Education provides children with opportunities to escape poverty, gain a voice in their and experience . But worldwide, more than 120 million children are unable to attend school.
Only 18 per cent of children ages 15-19 in the Ngobe-Bugle comarcas had schooling beyond sixth grade compared to the national average of 65 per cent.6
Inadequate social services continue to be the major issue in the remote areas where Ngobe-Bugle comarcas are located. Although the Panama Government is committed to children’s rights and welfare, these benefits often do not reach Ngobe-Bugle areas. The Constitution establishes free compulsory public education up to the 9th grade but indigenous children do not always attend school due to financial and economic constraints, lack of schools or transportation, and insufficient government resources.
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.