Rainforest Scholars & Families
at the Ice Cream Social,
is clear from the letters of appreciation that AlliancExchange has received from each
student how important the scholarships are to each student’s welfare and how appreciative they are to have the
resources made available to them. Through our work and the donations we receive, AlliancExchange is committed to
continuing this support.
How you can help with the
years old when he entered the Rainforest Scholars program in 2007. He lives in the province of Napo, Rio Blanco
community. His family is an active partner of the Rio Blanco community. Oscar has six siblings who
are supported by the meager means of their farm. Oscar was in eighth grade attending Fisco Misional
“Father Ottonino Todescato” of the Ahuano parish.
years old when she entered the Rainforest Scholars program in 2007. She lives in the province of Napo, Rio Blanco
Community. Her parents Licuy Wake and Samuel are separated and, currently, Breny is living with her father
and four siblings. She attends “Technological Institute Tena” and is very firm that she wants to continue
her education. Breny graduates in June
a boy of thirteen when he entered the Rainforest Scholars program in 2007, living in the province of Napo in the
Galeras community. His parents, Miguel and Antonia, have very limited economic means as they rely on the
income of their small farm and the community’s tourism. In 2007, he began his eighth year of education at
the Colegio Unidad Educativa Fisco –Misional Experimental a Distancia Napo extensión
a girl of sixteen when she entered the Rainforest Scholars program in 2007. She lives in the province of Napo; the Rio Blanco
community. She has 10 siblings, all of whom are supported by the family farm and Rio Blanco tourism.
She is very proud of her technical drawing skills and artistic abilities, achieving first place recognition in
her school. In 2007 she began her studies at the “Technological Institute Tena in the City of Tena”. She
graduates in June 2010.
Ilver is from the parish of Ahuano, province of
Napo; community of Rio Blanco. He was sixteen when he entered the Rainforest Scholars program in
2007. His parents are very active in the
community, although struggling economically solely from the proceeds of their farm and the community’s tourism
program. He has six siblings. Ilver attended the “Technological Institute Tena” in the City of Tena
where mathematics was his educational focus. He graduated in June of 2009. Ilver is a skilled
rainforest guide having attended a program sponsored by Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism. He wants to learn English to enhance his skills in leading
tourists to rainforest destinations.
AlliancExchange is evaluating the possibility of helping him further his study of
years old when he entered the Rainforest Scholars program in 2007. The son of Martha, until recently a widow raising several
children alone, Franklin attends “Technological Institute Tena" and he is currently living in the home of a
family friend in Tena. He hopes to obtain a certificate in furniture carpentry.