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Summer School Goes Digital

After  a difficult year with schools closed to in-person learning, Forum Foundation was faced with a challenge. How can we continue to provide beneficiaries with assistance during the Pandemic?  We decided to shift our focus to creating and facilitating several summer workshops aimed at helping students strengthen core competencies and knowledge in Mathematics, Accounting, English, …

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Doralia Segura

  After handing out brochures with information about the Forum Academy, Profesorar Elvia is standing in front of a group of students at the Centro Educativo Basico General San Jose del Naranjal, sharing details of the application process. This is when Doralia first hears about the mathematics test and interview required in order to be …

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Jen Mendoza

This is Jen. Like many other students attending public high school in rural Penonome Jen and his family often struggled to cover the cost of attending school. That is when a friend at school told him about the Fundacion Forum. “He told me that he was receiving help and how much it was helping him …

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Iveth Dominguez

   “My hope is that the Foundation continues helping young people like me, with scholarships and support to graduate. So we can return and give back by helping more students. This way they can help support their families and  create a better future.” Iveth Dominguez was born in Panama but grew up in Cocle in …

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Juan Acosta

 A brother to four siblings, three brothers, and a sister to be exact,  Juan is from the community of Tulu Arriba located in the mountains of Cocle. His father is a farmer and his mother is a homemaker. Like many other families who are subsistence farmers, Juan’s family was not able to cover the costs …

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Candy Perez

Born and raised in the community of Alto Riecito, Rio Indio. Candy’s journey with Forum Academy began after graduating from public school in Las Marias in 2014.  “The first time I heard about Forum Foundation, was at my school in Las Marias. They were helping the school by providing breakfast for students who lived far …

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Lineth Julio

Lineth Del Carmen Julio Martinez was born and raised in Chorrerita de Toabre. She attended elementary and middle school at Escuela Manuel Jaen Rodriguez in Tucue.  She first met Profesora Elvia while recruiting students to join the Forum Academy. “Forum Foundation has been a pillar for me to accomplish part of my dreams.”  “I remember …

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