of Peace is a growing community of nearly 2500 people. Originally
a Mayan settlement, it was established to provide sanctuary for Salvadoran
refugee farmers and their families fleeing civil war in the 1980's
of Peace SDA High School is the only high school in the village. There
are 2 primary schools with a combined graduating class of about 50 students
each year, but only half of these children are able to attend high school.
education is highly valued and most want their children to receive a high
school education, few in Valley of Peace can afford to pay the tuition
fees, cost of books, and uniforms.
Valley of Peace SDA
School Scholarship Program
Valley of Peace SDA High School scholarship program has been established
to help many more students attend high school.
for the first and second years is $900BZ ($450US) per year. Books cost
about $350BZ ( $175US) and uniforms $100 ($50US). 3rd and 4th year students
must pay $700BZ ($350US) per year, but in the 4th year there is an additional
graduation fee of $250 ($125US).
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