The goal of the Vītols Fund is to provide scholarships for capable, dedicated young people from low-income families for studies in the universities of Latvia. The situation in the Latvian rural schools helped the founders of the foundation define the goal to which the foundation targets its activities – to grant scholarships to those secondary school graduates from rural areas, whose family material circumstances prevent them from continuing the studies in a university. Fund scholarships are granted to those who have good grades in their reports (average marks of 7 or higher), have succeeded in academic contests and who come from low-income families.
Every day at the Auce Crisis Centre Namiņš, several dozens of Auce’s little citizens receive dinner and clothing for free. These are children who have become victims of domestic (more…)