Ricardo Arjona inaugurates art School in Guatemala

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LOS ANGELES.—Guatemalan icon and recording star, Ricardo Arjona inaugurated the construction work of his second school of art for the Adentro Foundation in his native Guatemala. The school aims to provide first class opportunities to economically disadvantaged children. The school will be located in the village of El Porvenir, San Juan Alotenango , Sacatepéquez and bears the name of Enrique Castillo Monge, grandson of the founder of the bottling company that is sponsoring the project. The costs of this school will be absorbed by Pepsi -Guatemala, an investment of U.S. $ 1 million ( Q7.8 million) is estimated. Arjona seeks to involve various sectors in building and sustaining specialized music and sports centers in rural areas of the country. “I hope this is only the beginning of a great project, that can eventually improve education in the country,” said the artist during the official ceremony. THE FIRST SCHOOL On 15 January, the first school of this project was opened in the village Ixcanal, Acasaguastlán San Agustin , El Progreso, which had an investment of $ 1 million ( Q7.8 million). The songwriter paid for that on his own.




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