In honor of Education Week, the mathematician and economist Porfirio Sánchez Galindo donates to the Peraj Mexico Foundation
Peraj’s mentoring program provides viable opportunities for student growth and leadership to allow a better future for Mexican youth
MEXICO CITY, January 31, 2020 / PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE / – Mathematician and economist Porfirio Sánchez Galindo donated to the Peraj Mexico Foundation in honor of Education Week in Mexico . Your contribution serves to enrich higher learning opportunities for young people across the country. Peraj México is an organizational mentoring program that works together with university students and students of primary public schools. In the Peraj Mexico program, children who have minimal guidance or parents who do not understand how university education works can receive mentors to support their school efforts. These mentors provide a role model for young students.
“It can be difficult for a child, who has no family members who attended college, to see that higher education can work for them,” said Porfiro Sánchez Galindo . “Giving these children a guide and a mentor to attend college is something that I am very passionate about. I want to support opportunities for students to connect with an adult who cares about them and who is interested in their studies and education. success of his school. “
Peraj’s tutoring, which is also known as “adopting a friend / adopting a friend” creates a positive relationship between the child and a college student. In the relationship, the university student supports and guides the child, strengthening their skills and knowledge. Friends or mentors meet with children four or five hours a week and plan activities for them, such as visits to museums, trips to university laboratories or attending sporting events.
The Peraj program not only helps young children, but also helps university students understand their duty with the community to support young people. Peraj works with universities throughout Mexico, with a presence in more than 50 institutions of higher education.
For Porfirio Sánchez Galindo, it is impossible to overestimate the importance of education for young people. As a man dedicated to innovation in various industries and former member of the Mexican government (Chief of Cabinet of the Secretary of the Treasury from 2000 to 2006), for Mr. Sánchez Galindo, it is of the utmost importance that we educate the children of our nation to ensure the Future of Mexico
About Porfirio Sanchez Galindo
Porfirio Sanchez Galindo is a mathematician and economist from Mexico City, dedicated to innovation and improvement in different industries. He went to Stanford University, where he took several courses on marketing, management and strategy. Porfirio Sánchez Galindo began his career as Chief of Staff of the Secretary of the Treasury between 2000 and 2006. Later, he was signed by Televisa, the largest media consortium in Spanish as Chief Economist and then Marketing Director of the telecommunications areas. Porfirio was also a member of the Finance Board of the Finance Committee. The commercial and marketing strategies implemented by the Porfirio team involved a great increase in competition and better prices in telecommunications, mobile and fixed services. After Televisa, he decided to leave the position to bring his skills to the Fintech industry, where he currently directs a project that seeks to be innovative in areas such as commerce and banking.