EARTH University, established in Costa Rica at the close of the Central American civil wars in 1986, was founded on the premise that local leadership would be key to achieving peace and shared prosperity among rural communities struggling with poverty and limited futures. With this transformative premise in mind, EARTH set out to train and prepare future generations of values-driven leaders for rural areas. Over the past three decades, the University has consolidated an established platform for rural leadership education that has provided holistic undergraduate education in agricultural sciences to more than 2,400 students from 50 countries around the world.
EARTH University and the Mastercard Foundation have renewed their partnership to provide educational opportunities to academically talented young people from disadvantaged communities in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
EARTH University has been an institutional partner of the Ma...