Adopte una Escuela
Summary: FEPADE partners with private businesses to invest in and improve public schools in El Salvador. The project funds scholarships, equipment and materials, teacher training, technical assistance, risk and natural disaster prevention workshops, libraries, computers, and infrastructure. --- FEPADE's (Fundación Empresarial para el Desarrollo Educativo) "Adopt a School" project was developed with the goal of supporting the private sector in El Salvador to adopt schools and improve the quality of public education. With funding from both the private sector and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), FEPADE works with the Ministry of Education to identify public schools in need. Private businesses then "adopt" schools ope...
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Description of Scale and Reach
FEPADE raised the initial funding goal within only one year of operation. USAID extended its matching grant program to 2014, allowing Adopte una Escuela to work with even more schools, students, and teachers.