Help Edwin Cadena finish College and avoid poverty

by FUNDACION DANIEL ROJAS MORA Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Help Edwin Cadena finish College and avoid poverty
Help Edwin Cadena finish College and avoid poverty
Help Edwin Cadena finish College and avoid poverty
Help Edwin Cadena finish College and avoid poverty


Edwin Cadena had to attend 11 different schools because his family had no money; yet his grades earned him a government scholarship to study Computer Sciences at a leading university in Colombia. But his weak high school math slowed him down; he has 3 semesters to go and he ran out of funds. If he does not graduate on time, he has to return the $17,500 scholarship. Please help Edwin secure the US$5,270 he needs to graduate on time, get out of poverty and become a contributing member of society.

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Edwin Cadena deserves a second chance. He has always dreamed of becoming a Systems Engineer but his first big challenge was how to pay for college, given that his family couldn't afford his higher education. His high grades earned him a scholarship which only a very small percentage of applicants get. Yet, if he doesn't finish his career on time he is liable for more than $17.500, which he couldn't pay back in a lifetime should he not graduate; and he will have to forego his dream forever.


With your kind help Edwin will have hope again. In Colombia there is a huge salary difference between college graduate professionals and non graduate workers. Your contribution will allow Edwin to financially support his family and his brother's education. Furthermore, thanks to your support Edwin will be spared from financial ruin, as there is no way he can afford to pay back the $17.500 without graduating. But more importantly, you will help Edwin to recover his dream of becoming an engineer.

Long-Term Impact

Recovering hopes and dreams is what the Daniel Rojas Mora Foundation is all about. We specialize in "rescuing" smart college students that like Edwin, having successfully completed half or more of their university careers, have to suddenly abort their studies because they have ran out of money. Your contribution has an important long term impact because once they graduate and begin working, all our beneficiaries contribute to support new beneficiaries in a virtuous cycle of value and love.

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This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information


Location: BOGOTA - Colombia
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BOGOTA, D.C. Colombia
$8,373 raised of $10,000 goal
99 donations
$1,627 to go
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