Highlights of 2012/2013
Highlights from 2012 and 2013 included welcoming a new staff member, Hipatia, to create a youth program for our high school aged scholars. She helped create goals and accomplish them by breaking them into small pieces and took them on field trips and community service projects.
Another highlight this year was introducing [...]
Come hear Church of the Incarnation’s youth group share their experiences and impressions after recently traveling to Ecuador to volunteer with the children of BECAS Foundation International. Enjoy delicious Latin food while supporting scholarships [...]
Thank you for helping make March 16′s Dinner and Silent Auction a successful night! We raised over $3,000 through donations, ticket sales, the silent auction, and drinks. We matched our $500 matching-gift grant! Thank you for helping meet the challenge! If you did not have a chance to make a donation, please consider [...]
BECAS provides a holistic approach to breaking the cycle of poverty for individuals and communities by working closely with local partners in education, health and social services. Our current work is in the Santa Maria Barrio in the hills above Quito, Ecuador, where BECAS has the resources in place to create change: personal relationships in [...]
In December 2011, we conducted an evaluation of BECAS through interviews with the parents and students. Our goal is to create permanent change in the barrio where we operate – this is an evaluation of our effectiveness so far.
Download: BECAS Evaluation Final Report
you are invited to BECAS’ Annual Ecuadorian Dinner and Silent Auction It’s time to mark your calendar for BECAS’ traditional Ecuadorian Dinner and Silent Auction on Jan. 28. Join us and other BECAS supporters to learn about the new and old BECAS scholars, new programs, and board members Ella and Allison’s recent trip to Ecuador! [...]
Two great news items! Edith, a BECAS Scholar since 2009, has been voted in as the 9th grade class president! And Cinthia, one of newest scholars and in the 2nd grade, was just awarded the 2011 Honor Student diploma from her school!
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