The cornerstone of society’s progress
Education has been at the center of all the Barrié Foundation’s activities since its inception. Pedro Barrié himself determined that the shortcomings in this sector were a primary factor hindering economic development. Thus (and in step with an increasingly sophisticated society) the foundation’s initial efforts focused at first on material improvements, such as the creation of educational infrastructure in engineering and architecture, fields that were considered at the time strategically important to development.
teachers have taken part in training sessions since 2012 / 710 in 2015
grants awarded since 1968 / 144 in 2015
students have taken part in educational activities since 1968 / 42,992 en 2015
centers have participated in education activities since 2012 / 429 in 2015