Building on the past five years of hard work and growing stability, we look forward to transferring more decision making to our Ecuadorian staff without whom the program could not survive. We hope that in the next 5 years, BECAS will not only grow with scholars and families, but also become an Ecuadorian organization.
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 [...]
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
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