Aleyda graduated from high school in 2020. She is 17 years old, and she is currently studying Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de El Salvador. She is in her first year. Aleyda lives with her parents and a younger sister. She says that the FCE Scholarship Program isÂ a great opportunity, because she is learning new things, and seeing how many of her classmates are about to graduate motivates her to follow their example. Aleyda believes that the program teaches scholarship students to support each other, and theÂ projects they develop in their communities keep them busy with productive things and learn a lot from them.
Aleyda wants to finishing university and then find a dignified job, help her family, and also contribute to her community so that other young people can pursue their university studies. She hopes to be an example for other young people to follow.