Aparecio Foundation Semester Study Abroad

$520 $99,479
Raised Remaining


The benefits of a study abroad opportunity have long-lasting effects on a student: renewed interest in lifelong learning, improved foreign language skills, increased marketability & new perspectives.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The girls will be given the opportunity to study abroad in a foreign country with hopes of their being able to use their foreign language skills. This experience will allow them to be able to gain independence abroad, but also acquire important skills which in the future can allow them to be more competitive in the globalized economy.

How will this project solve this problem?

The girls will be encouraged to explore the new lifestyle and new culture that a foreign country can offer. They will be expected to document their travels by using photographs and their flip cameras provided for them by previous workshops. Once the

Potential Long Term Impact

Our mission to increase the collegiate graduation rates of low-income, high potential female students in Chicago Public High Schools, as well as fund educational and support services, is designed to improve the overall stature of women in society.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $520

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $520 .  The original project funding goal was $99,999.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Jessica George

Chicago, IL United States

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