Raul Quispe Colque

Raul Quispe Colque

Raul is in his 6th semester studying Electronic Engineering at UPEA (Universidad Pública de El Alto). His favorite classes include Microcontrollers and electronics. In the future, Raul hopes to work for a company that makes electronic lifts.

Raul’s father is a potato farmer in the highlands, and his mother died 3 years ago. He has two sisters; his younger sister is studying nursing and works. Raul currently lives with his uncle, who inspired him to study electronics. He works part time with his uncle as an electrician, which helps to cover some of his school expenses.

Raul has been a member of INELA Friends Church since birth. He was a teacher of teenagers and is now president of the youth group. In his spare time, Raul enjoys participating in academic activities and playing sports with the youth at his church.

Raul has had a BQEF scholarship since July 2010. To find out how you or your meeting can support a student's studies, please visit our Scholarships and Sponsorships page.

Watch this space for further updates as Alicia and Ruben interview students and send us their reports.