Facts and Figures

In an effort to sustainably entrench its purpose at the local level, the Foundation works with like-minded local funding partners on the financing side. Cooperations exist both for the co-financing of individual scholarships as well as for the handling of entire scholarship programs of local third-party organizations. Whereas in the latter collaborations the selection and supervision of scholarship recipients is carried out according to the Foundation's tried and tested guidelines, the local partners are free to determine the courses of study financed, which is why the partner universities may also differ from those of the Foundation.  
Unless otherwise stated, the following figures refer exclusively to the results generated with Foundation funds (i.e., excluding third-party scholarship programs). Scholarships financed by the returns from the Compromiso de Honor are counted as scholarships financed by the Foundation, even if in some cases they are awarded and administered by the local alumni organization.

Key Figures (consolidated, all amounts in USD) 
Scholarships funded 2020
Sucessful graduates since start of program
% of scholars who successfully complete their studies
%of scholars who immediately after graduation found employment
% of scholars who after graduation work in their country
%of donation that directly benefits the beneficiaries
Average cost per scholar per year
Average cost per study
Budget for scholarships 2020
On-site administrative costs for scholarship awarding & mentoring 2020
Administrative costs in Switzerland 2020
Total repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" since start
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" 2020
Number of scholarships funded by partner organizations 2020
Other locally raised funds for 2020 scholarships (incl. third-party programs)
Education statistics (all amounts in USD)PerúColombiaEl SalvadorGuatemalaTotal
Start of country program1994199620062007 
Successful graduates since start of country program771211136441.162
SScholars 31.12.201981423211166
New scholars 20204014171586
Graduates 202057826495
Leavers 2020*614213
Scholars 31.12.202058471920144
Amount invested in scholarships 2020 (without local co-financing)319.938186.44578.821181.948767.152
of which with foundation funds186.760175.66474.887181.948619.259
of which with repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor"133.17810.7813.9340147.893

 * The leavers in Peru are caused by the transfer of individual scholars to other scholarship programs with no repayment obligation.

Local funding (all amounts in USD)PerúColombiaEl SalvadorGuatemalaTotal
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" since start2.356.520114.78968.0508.6522.548.011
Number of payers of the "Compromiso de Honor" 2020232113621300
Repayments from the "Compromiso de Honor" 2020143.42614.71111.1362.963172.236
Local donations to co-fund Foundation scholarships 2020040.190051.57391.763
Number of scholarships in scholarship programs of local partner organizations 2020 2207231
Volume of scholarship programs of local partner organizations 202088.54905.71016.000110.259
Locally generated funding for scholarships  2020 (incl. "Compromiso de Honor")231.97554.90116.84670.536374.258

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