Mission: Euf's principal mission is to provide financial assistance and other support for the education of students attending earth university(escuela de agricultura de la regin tropical hmeda) and for earth's programs and initiatives in support of that education. Earth university is a non-profit four-year degree-granting institution with international administration, faculty, students, programs and initiatives. Earth and its students contribute to the sustainable development of the humid tropics through education in the agricultural sciences and natural resources, and the development of students as "catalysts for change," individuals with strong ethical and human values, social and environmental consciousness and an entrepreneurial mentality. Euf also fully embraces earth university's mission to "prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to the sustainable development of the humid tropics and construct a prosperous and just society. "
Programs: There were a number of projects and programs at earth university which received funding support from the foundation. Among the most supported include the community development program, research, internship support, student recruitment, and spanish language instruction. Such program support directly and indirectly benefitted all 407 students, as well as the communities surrounding the campus.
most students attending earth university come from rural parts of developing countries principally in latin america. Earth university's mission is to prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to sustainable development and to construct a prosperous and just society. Fulfilling this mission is viewed as the best way to effect long-term change that brings sustainable solutions to the developing world. Euf undertakes to help secure funds for the university's financial aid program. In 2014 there were 407 students enrolled at earth university, 40% female, representing 35 countries. The foundation provided a combination of full and partial scholarships to 107 of these students, representing more than $2,066,809. Of the 107 students, 12 were new students enrolled in 2014 and expected to graduate in 2017. The newly enrolled students benefitting from this financial aid came from 6 different countries including colombia, costa rica, ecuador, haiti, nigeria, paraguay.
EARTH does exactly what it says it does - It is 'down to earth' and trains the most responsive students available to be more than they ever imagined they could be in caring for the earth and their communities. Planting trees is what we do for our grandchildren. Teaching future leaders is what EARTH does for them too.