Consulate Fund a Community Project in Zacatecas.


Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.- The Consulate General of United States in Monterrey is pleased to announce that it will fund a project rather than competed for funds for community projects launched at the beginning of 2017. The selected project is Zacatecas:

Zacatecas Museum Interactive Mathematics Program

Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Academic Unit of Mathematics, Interactive and Mobile Museum of Mathematics Zacatecas | Zacatecas, Zacatecas.

In an effort to bring youth to mathematics in a fun way, this program offers instruction from 5000 to 7000 young zacatecanos over 16 years with math activities in a social environment outside the classroom study. Through challenges, creativity of the participants will be encouraged to generate interest in mathematics. They are designed interactive learning activities that will be implemented in the Interactive Mathematics and Itinerant Museum of Zacatecas; mathematical seven festivals that will take place in rural areas and two mathematical festivals will be launched in the city of Zacatecas.

Consulate last month announced the selection of the following projects already being funded:

Love without violence | Women ‘s Forum | Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

This project is aimed at young people aged 15 to 18 years old and aims to promote the right of youth to a life without violence in their relationships through prevention and early detection of violent behavior in relationships . The aim of the Women ‘s Forum is to promote community development based on the principle of equality between women and men.

Training of entrepreneurs in polygons with higher crime rates | Business Development Committee AC (CODEMs) | Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas

This program is aimed at young people aged 18 to 26 years through the provision of a series of training workshops for generating business ideas and leadership. The project aims to encourage young people to find business opportunities and develop entrepreneurial initiatives that contribute to improving the living conditions of their communities.

Summer scientific and technological research (PROVERICYT) | Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

The three – week camp includes 600 students from UANL system which 60 high school students in rural areas of the state of Nuevo Leon are sponsored by the consulate. The aim is to promote interest and development in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The intensive summer program is predominantly experiential, practical and interactive, and young people will be included in research projects led by researchers at UANL, while collaborating in different laboratories and research centers of the university.

Mathematics for Life | Taught by Mexico | Guadalupe, Nuevo León

Through its network of professionals Teach for Mexico (PEM), will serve 1,800 students in senior high schools CONALEP (National College of Professional Technical Education) to develop basic math skills enabling them to develop their critical thinking, reasoning and acquire mathematical skills needed to understand and propose solutions to the problems of their environment ensuring a successful teaching the subject of mathematics.

DigitaLGBTT | AC Interdisciplinary Learning Community | San Luis Potosi, SLP

This is a training program in digital technologies for the LGBTI population of San Luis Potosi, so they can access better paid formal employment through development of professional skills in digital technologies like photoshop, programming, digital marketing and web design.


ABC for your new business, being an entrepreneur @ | Inclusion Development and Welfare Mexicano, AC (IDEM) | Monterrey, Nuevo León

The workshop series «The ABC for your new business, being an entrepreneur @», is aimed primarily at female heads of households living in vulnerable areas of the city. This project will benefit 150 entrepreneurs through the consolidation and development of innovative ideas, creating an awareness of the culture of self – employment to help reduce crime rates in those areas.

Educational robotics lab | UANL School No. 18 | Hidalgo, Nuevo León

The objective of this project is to provide an opportunity for 32 talented students from Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, to belong for a year to «Club Laboratory of Educational Robotics», in which learn to develop skills in problem solving and collaborative work, using STEM activities.

Training accusatory penal system and alternative means of conflict resolution in criminal matters Chapter Renace San Luis Potosi, AC | San Luis Potosi, SLP

Bearing in mind the change to the new accusatory penal system in Mexico, this project Renace San Luis Potosi aims to train operators in the new system in San Luis Potosi, especially applicants lawyers to contribute to the improvement of the system and contribute the full respect for human rights of defendants and victims.

Strengthening the teaching of human rights | Center for Studies on Teaching and Learning of AC Law (CEEAD) | Nuevo Leon and Coahuila

Majoring in education law, CEEAD creates the project «Strengthening the teaching of human rights» where the main objective is to work with the universities of law and related Nuevo Leon and Coahuila to achieve update the curricula of the races as to human rights reform of 2011.


The call from the consulate required proposals that addressed issues in promoting human rights, education , science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM acronym in English), development of proposals related to democracy, freedom of expression, civil society and good governance and the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation. Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas projects from six northeastern states of Mexico were received.

The funds devoted to each of the above projects vary and maximum is $ 15,000.00 USD. Consulate total investment in these projects is more than $ 125,000.00 USD.

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