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The Ixtatán Foundation is delighted to announce they are the recipient of an $37,500 challenge grant administered through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.
grant matches donations from new donors to the Foundation,
which continues to largely fund the high school, and broadly supports
education and community development projects in the region.
The Seeds of Wisdom School of San Mateo Ixtatan has educated over 400 students and provides professional
positions in a region with a lack of formal employment to 20
educators. Graduates of Seeds of Knowledge have gone on to achieve
higher education at colleges and universities in Central, Latin and
North America. The Foundation simultaneously fosters local
development and international connections between the regions with
the Executive Director educated at a Georgia university and a student
currently on exchange at a Virginia high school.