With CABEI's support, execution of works to improve educational conditions for more than 275,000 Argentines begins


The initiative includes the construction of 544 classrooms and the rehabilitation of 1,119 classrooms, as well as the equipment of 230 school cafeterias, among other important investments.

Buenos Aires, April 26th, 2023.- A total of 250,000 students and 29,480 teachers in the Jujuy province, in northwestern Argentina, will have better educational infrastructure and equipment with the implementation of the Educational Access and Quality Improvement Program (PROMACE) financed by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), which recently began construction of 544 classrooms and the refurbishment of 1,119 classrooms.

In addition, 14 administrative spaces and 31 spaces for cultural, sports and recreational purposes for students will be created, nine laboratories will be built and refurbished, 230 school canteens will be equipped, and connectivity and Internet access will be strengthened in 783 educational institutions.

"Education is key to achieving high levels of development, which is why we at CABEI are pleased to support initiatives that provide comprehensive solutions while focusing their efforts on improving quality and safety standards for Argentina's educational community," said CABEI's Executive President, Dr. Dante Mossi.

The first works of execution of the 123 educational centers included in the PROMACE Program began at School No. 388, Juan Galo Lavalle and High School No. 34, Barrio Alto Comedero, which currently have 20 classrooms and an enrollment of 890 students.

This program is in addition to the 12 initiatives supported by the multilateral in the country for a total amount of US$894.0 million in investments in sectors such as science and technology, agriculture, gender equity, and digital transformation of SMEs, through which it seeks to improve the quality of life of Argentines.