Carlos Amilcar is a 20-year-old student at the Universidad de El Salvador. He is in his second year studying Industrial Engineering. He joined FCE scholarship program in 2017. Amilcar lives with his parents, grandmother, and a younger sister. The scholarship program has greatly strengthened his principles and values. Carlos believes that he is growing not only academically but also personally. He says that hanks to the program, he has become a better person with convictions about his future and the future of his community.
Carlos says that thanks to the scholarship program his community has been blessed with water filters, as well as campaigns to clean up the streets and sterilize dogs and cats. He and other scholarship students are involved with these campaigns, both in carrying them out and educating the community about their importance. After graduating from college, Carlos wants to put into everything he has learned, practice as an ethical proffesional, use his knowledge, help his family and community, and continue supporting the project however he can.