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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.

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  • 3,389

    Teachers have taken part in training sessions since 2012 / 100 in 2016.

  • 978

    Grant recipients in the Barrié Foundation Grant Recipient Association.

  • 206,746

    Students have taken part in educational activities since 1968 / 20,668 in 2016.

  • 15,342

    Educational grants awarded since 1968 / 144 in 2016.

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