Facts and Figures

The Foundation finances its country programs through donor contributions from Strategic Partners and Friends of the Foundation, and the returns on the Foundation's capital cover administrative costs. Alumni repayments under the Compromiso de Honor also finance the Foundation's programs, but are not booked in Switzerland.

In addition, the Foundation works with like-minded local funding partners to sustainably anchor its foundation purpose locally. Cooperations exist both for the co-financing of scholarships and for the handling of entire scholarship programs of local third-party organizations. In the case of co-funding, the scholarships count as those of the foundation; in the case of collaborations with third-party organizations, they do not. Although in the latter case the selection and supervision of scholars is also carried out according to the Foundation's tried and tested guidelines, the local funding partners are free to decide on the study programs financed, which is why the partner universities may also differ from those of the Foundation. 

Unless otherwise stated, the following key figures relate exclusively to results achieved with Foundation funds (i.e. excluding third-party scholarship programs). Scholarships financed by the returns of the Compromiso de Honor are counted as scholarships financed by the Foundation, even if in some cases they are awarded and administered by a local alumni organization.

Key Figures (2022, consolidated, all amounts in USD, rounded) 
Scholarships funded by Fundación Educación (incl. locally co-financed)
Scholarships funded by local third-party organizations
Sucessful graduates since start of program (only Fundación Educación)
% 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 (based on full tuition)
Average cost per study (based on full tuition)
Invested funds from foundation
Invested funds from Compromiso de Honor
Invested funds from local co-financing
Total invested funds for scholarships
On-site administrative costs for scholarship awarding & mentoring
Administrative costs in Switzerland
Repayments from the Compromiso de Honor since start
Repayments from the Compromiso de Honor 2022
Locally raised funds (excl. Compromiso de Honor, incl. third-party programs)
Education statistics (all amounts in USD)PerúColombiaEl SalvadorGuatemalaTotal
Start of country program1994199620062007 
Successful graduates since start of country program836231164501,281
Scholars 31.12.202176503327186
New scholars 2022481528798
Graduates 2022341119670
Leavers 2022226010
Scholars 31.12.202288523628204
Invested funds from foundation156,814173,40696,564190,335617,139
Invested funds from Compromiso de Honor130,3265,1745,8502,551143,901
Total amount invested in scholarships (without local co-financing)287,140178,580102,414192,906761,040
Local funding (2022, all amounts in USD)PerúColombiaEl SalvadorGuatemalaTotal
Repayments from the Compromiso de Honor since start2,666,611127,872199,73014,5552,925,768
Number of payers of the Compromiso de Honor357184125441
Repayments from the Compromiso de Honor134,5705,17426,4933,350169,587
Local donations to co-fund Foundation scholarships2,33950,675059,913112,927
Number of scholarships in programs of local partner organizations2920334
Volume of scholarship programs of local thjird-party organizations80,80211,332024,000116,134
Locally generated funding for scholarships (incl. Compromiso de Honor)217,71167,18126,49387,263398,648

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