BECA exists to provide quality, affordable bilingual education to the educationally disenfranchised while fostering meaningful cultural exchange. We do this by partnering with community-led Honduran schools – training and supporting our volunteer teachers (including graduates from our partner schools) in creating inspiring bilingual classrooms. Our goal is not only to equip students with the skills they need to achieve economic success within Honduras, but to educate critical thinkers committed to justice, equity, and a quality education for all.
Together with our Honduran partners, BECA is not just leveling the current playing field – in which only 65 percent of 12-14 year old Hondurans from financially disadvantaged families are even enrolled in school. We are creating a new playing field altogether.
BECA is a careful steward of every donation we receive. The yearly cost of operating a BECA classroom is about $6,500 — a yearly per student cost of approximately $300. This investment yields a dignified salary and an improved standard of living for entire Honduran families who otherwise often find themselves having to choose a perilous journey north – fracturing already fragile families – just to make ends meet.
Your donation will help nourish a generation of Hondurans who will champion learning and literacy. Please join us.