$25 million for educational program in Guatemala
The United States announced the donation of the funds for an educational program for the 2009-2011 period, which will benefit thousand of families.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
The American Embassy explained in a short release that the so called "International Feeding Program for Child Education and Nutrition" will be executed during the next three years by the private Share Guatemala Foundation. The program will be carried out in the departments of Chimaltenango (west), Huehuetenango (northwest) and Baja Verapaz (north), promote the attendance of children to school. The funds were donated by the US Department of Agriculture for 2009-2011.
To obtain a second donation from the Millennium Challenge Account, the country must reach the objectives of the program in the established dates.
Hillary Clinton, U.S. State Secretary, announced that her country intends to reactivate economic aid to Honduras.
$684 million in projects are on hold in Honduras, due to IDB and WB freezing financial cooperation with the country.
After the political agreement, the country hopes to restore international loans and cooperation estimated at $739 million.
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