San Lucas Tolimán Scholars' mission is to give deserving students in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala the opportunity to continue studying after they finish primary school (6th grade).
About San Lucas Tolimán
San Lucas Toliman is a small Mayan town in the highlands of Guatemala. The town has a population of about 14,000.
The main work in the community is harvesting coffee. By UN standards, the majority of the people live in poverty or extreme poverty.
Many children who finish primary school don't continue on to Secondary school, because of the expense involved. Parents have to pay fees in all local secondary schools.